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Immigrant Workers in the Food System, Central American Community Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 11:00am

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Lauren Ornelas of the Food Empowerment Project discusses how in the past decade has brought tremendous and much need attention to the connections between food choices, health, and environment sustainability. Despite this exposure, however, several aspect of the contemporary food system have remained at the margins of the most mainstream debates. Notably, concerns related to the rights of food system workers, specifically immigrant workers have often been overlooked.  Read more

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