farmworker families

NapaVision 2050: A Time to Speak, A Time to Listen

We must acknowledge what is happening to Latinos in our community. A recent objection by the Napa County Farm Bureau to the Governor’s executive order to extend Worker’s Compensation benefits to farmworkers who contract Covid-19, deemed essential workers, appears to ignore the fact that these are the men and women of the vineyards who do the work […]

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Pesticides as bad for kids’ lungs as cigarette smoke, study says

From the LA Times reporter and published in the Press Democrat: BY GEOFFREY MOHAN Chronic exposure to pesticides can damage children’s lung function by about as much as secondhand cigarette smoke does, according to a study of farmworker children in the Salinas Valley.   The long-term study of 279 children from farmworker families is the first to

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