Justice Statement – Only through Love and Justice Will We Find Peace

  Statement Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs June 3, 2020   Only through Love and Justice Will We Find Peace   The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) is deeply saddened by the tragic death of yet another person of color in the United States at the hands of a government established to protect its […]

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative – Success Story

National Farmworker Jobs Program Participant Highlights Kirby Peterson, a low-income seasonal hired-hand laborer from Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Sioux Tribe met with the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP)Case Worker to discuss post-secondary education options.Poverty has loomed over this reservation for generations. Repeated attempts to create jobs have run into challenging obstacles including the isolated location; the area’s […]

Arkansas Human Development Corporation – Success Story

Oscar Ferretiz is truly a success story. He was working for Rancho Jose in Foreman Arkansas making $250.00 dollars per week, feeding chickens and repairing fences. Oscar Ferretiz pick up a flyer from Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas that described the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) and thought he might be eligible. […]