Farmworkers March Across California for Voting Rights

Dozens of agricultural workers are beginning a 24-day trek to Sacramento, California’s capital. The miles-long march, which follows in the footsteps of Delano’s historic 1966 pilgrimage to Sacramento, is geared to pressure Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign a bill that would give farmworkers the option of voting by mail in union elections. Esther Quintanilla, a reporter for KVPR public radio in Fresno and part of the Central Valley News Collaborative, reports from the kickoff of the march in Delano.

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