The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs’ mission is to improve the quality of life for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families by promoting self-sufficiency through employment and training opportunities, educational attainment, and health and safety.
The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) applauds the Biden administration and congressional leaders for advancing needed immigration reform. Immigrants, and farmworkers particularly, make great contributions to the United States. It is time these individuals have a chance to adjust their status. AFOP strongly supports these efforts and urges their quick adoption.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides many workers new rights to paid sick time and paid family leave to use for certain coronavirus-related health and family caregiving reasons. The linked documents, provided in both English and Spanish, will tell you everything you need to better protect and care for yourself and your family.
La Ley Familias Primero de Respuesta al Coronavirus (FFCRA por sus siglas en inglés) brinda a muchos trabajadores nuevos derechos a licencias por enfermedad y licencia familiar pagada podrán ser utilizadas para ciertas razones de salud y cuidado familiar relacionadas con el coronavirus. Los documentos vinculados, tanto en inglés como en español, le indicarán todo lo que necesita para protegerse y cuidarse mejor a usted y a su familia.
Just one of tens of thousands of farmworkers and family members who have used the National Farmworker Jobs Program as a springboard to better, more stable, and family-sustaining employment, both inside and outside of agriculture.
AFOP and its 53 non-profit and public agencies that operate the National Farmworker Jobs Program provide access to training and supportive services to help farmworkers create better futures for themselves.