Farm & Migrant Workers

January 2019
Resource
Report
San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project Reports
These reports are the first two of a planned six on the consequences of adding the citizenship question to Census 2020 and other barriers to a complete count.
September 2018
News
News Article
To Get a Better Job, First Train for the Job Training
Innovative approaches to helping low-wage earners get better jobs focus first on brushing up on skills they might have graduated from high school without.
August 2018
News
News Article
More than two years have passed, but the image is still fresh in the collective consciousness of the San Luis Obispo County agricultural community: The anger and threats that led to a destructive fire and then, ultimately, the abandonment of seven homes in Nipomo. They were nearly ready to house 112 foreign strawberry field workers on temporary visas—until someone decided put a match to it.
July 2018
Resource
Report
Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
This report analyzes DHS data to find that family separation has not deterred families from coming to the United States in the past.
May 2018
Program
Regional Briefing
Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa Counties
This gathering will bring together local workforce and community leaders and funders to learn about post-fire workforce initiatives underway in the North Bay region.
January 2018
Resource
Report
An Examination of Wage and Income Inequality within the American Farmworker Community
This article explores the reasons for earning inequalities among farmworkers. Using national data from the US Department of Labor’s National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), we detail and examine differences in earnings among farmworkers based on certain characteristics identified in prior literature.
October 2017
Program
Webinar
This webinar gave funders an overview of the issues facing guest workers and their families, current and proposed policies, and vulnerabilities workers face.
March 2017
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families?
This one-hour call will examine the impact of the administration’s policies on low-wage immigrant workers and the role of employers, labor unions, and community-based groups, such as worker centers, in helping to protect their basic rights.
November 2016
Resource
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
October 2016
Resource
Infographic
California Counts! Reducing 2020 Census Undercount
This infographic covers reviews the populations the Census typically undercounts in California, why there is a state undercount, and how that undercount can be reduced in 2020.
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