Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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How Will Cap-And-Trade Money Be Spent.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7944 12:00 PM PT How Will Cap-And-Trade Money Be Spent. California Gov. Brown recently signed in Fresno legislation to help communities most impacted by climate change and air pollution, including this city in the heart of the Central Valley. The issue now is where to spend those monies. The local […]

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Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Also, New Farmworker Union. Also, Wendy’s Resists Ethics Code.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7890 12:00 PM PT Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Miriam Pawel talks about her new book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez. She and playwright Luis Valdez lead a discussion forum in Fresno today as part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. […]

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Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Also, Historic Overtime Pay for Farmworkers.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 7878 12:00 PM PST. Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Four months after undocumented children have been allowed to enroll in California’s Medi-Cal program, nearly 20,000 undocumented children have signed up for the first time to receive low-cost or free health insurance under this state version of Medicaid. Tens of thousands […]

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Historic March to Austin: 50 Years.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 7875 12:00 PM PT Historic March to Austin: 50 Years. In 1966, fruit workers went on strike in the melon fields of Starr County, in Southern Texas, and, to dramatize their quest for a livable wage, the strikers marched 400 miles from Rio Grande City to the state Capitol in […]

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Farmworker Overtime Pay. Also, Trump’s Gambit: Mexico and Immigration.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 7870 12:00 PM PT On the eve of Labor Day weekend, this program focuses on a pressing farm labor topic. Farmworker Overtime Pay. A bill to grant farmworkers overtime pay advances in the California legislature amid a heated and highly partisan debate. If approved, California would end the almost 80-year […]

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Home Loans: The Big Gap.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 7854 12:00 PM PT Home Loans: The Big Gap. Latino borrowers are denied access to home mortgage loans at much higher rates than Whites, which continues causing stark racial wealth gaps and housing segregation. And those who lack access the most are the same ones who were most affected by […]

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The Youth Agenda.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]

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Farm Worker Initiatives. Also, Michoacán: Secure Land?

MONDAY, MAY 23. PROGRAM # 7788 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Initiatives. Hundreds of farmworker organizers met in Bakersfield, CA, for the United Farm Workers’ 20th Convention. The top union leader discusses highlights of key labor issues addressed at the convention as well as new national and international initiatives to protect farm workers, including a […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide.

TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]

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March to Sacramento: Fifty Years.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31. PROGRAM # 7751 12:00 PM PT March to Sacramento: Fifty Years. On Cesar Chavez Day, this is a conversation with elders who remember a key milestone of the farm worker movement: the 400-mile march or pilgrimage of striking grape workers from Delano to Sacramento. Original full-time marchers, including the striker who served […]

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