Agricultural pesticides used in California increasingly linked to childhood cancers and neurological harm; Policy-makers urged to protect children living on “frontline” Guests: Mark Weller, Acting Program Director Pesticide Reform & Juan Martinez, Salinas Valley Community Activist
A representative from the Employment Development Department informs about H2A jobs and provides a list of open positions in agriculture in the state of California. Also, recent updates about AB-60 driver licenses for undocumented living in California. Guests: Fracisco Macias, from the Employment Development Department and Armando Botello, Director of Communications, Department of Motor Vehicles […]
A representative from the Employment Development Department informs about H2A jobs and provides a list of open positions in agriculture in the state of California. California Senate Bill 75 will provide full Medi-Cal coverage to all under 19 years old, regarding their legal status, but they do need to comply with the all MediCal requirements […]
Justices that heals, brining community together to listen, share, and reach safety through truth, understanding and healing. Guest: Beatriz Chaidez, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Salinas City Elementary School District
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http://radiobilingue.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Trabajadores-H2A.jpeg A Nevada federal judge signed off Tuesday on a $2.8 million settlement between an onion farm and H¬2Avisa workers who claimed they had been shorted on pay and weren’t reimbursed for travel and immigration-related expenses. Guests: Jose Behar, Attorney with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd and Adelina Vásquez, Promoter with Centro de […]
During this edition of Comunidad Alerta, find information about the programs and services offered by the Employment Development Department of California. (EDD) Guests: Rigo Villegas, Johanna Wojciak, & Wendy Lomeli, from the Employment Development Department of California.
In May, a law will go into effect that extends state health insurance Medi-Cal to a quarter million undocumented minors. From Los Angeles, Araceli Martinez reports on how parents are preparing to receive this huge benefit for their children.
Building Healthy Communities and the City of Salinas are dialoging to move Governing for Racial Equity in Salinas. Since 2010 BHC has brought experts on structural racism and healing-informed practices to build the capacity of services providers, organizations and government to end the racial disparities in Salinas. Guests: Andrea Manzo, HUB Manager and Jesus Valenzuela, […]
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced stronger Farmworker Protection Standards for People Applying the Pesticides with the Greatest Risk/ improved training and minimum age requirements for certified applicators will help protect people and the environment. Lideres Campesinas, an organization in California presented their “Morralitos” Campaign to create conscience about the dangers of Pesticides. Guests: Paola […]