National Poison Awareness Week 2015 – El Semanario, New Mexico
National Farmworker Awareness Week 2015 – KEYC, Iowa and Minnesota
Internship for Migrant Seasonal Farmworker College Students – Porterville Recorder
Pesticides and depression – Epoch Times
Art and Essay 2014 – Laredo Morning News (Spanish)
Pesticides linked to suicide and depression – Environmental Health News
Art and Essay contest winners – Los Angeles Review of Books
Migrant farmworker children express – Al Dia News
EPA mulls changes to pesticide rule – Central Florida Agri-Leader (Tampa Tribune)
Kids take on Dangerous Work – Fusion Miami (ABC/Univision)
Working Through a Crisis – KHAS TV
Exploiting children – Aljazeera America
Children at work – Aljazeera America
It ain’t just tobacco – The Considerate Omnivore
Bolivia’s child labor laws and US – HuffPost Live
Art and Essay contest announced – Treviño TodaMedia, Grito Blast
2014 National Conference photos. http://bit.ly/1rd3mtA
AFOP Report for 2006-2010
The Washington Newsline
For your convenience, the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) posts a sampling of previous editions of the Washington Newsline a minimum of 60 days after its original publication. To request archived materials, please send a request to parks[at]afop.org. You may also purchase a subscription to receive the most up-to-date information on what is happening in the farmworker community, please see details below.
This is a free publication produced by AFOP’s Health and Safety Programs. To request a copy, please email Rob Crumley at Crumley[at]afop.org.
Purchase AFOP Publications
AFOP has the following publications available for purchase.
- A Taste of English
A low literacy English as a Second Language text that teaches basic nutrition.
$25 per Teacher’s Manual / $12 per Student Workbook
- ESL for Farm Safety
A low literacy English as a Second Language text that teaches farmworkers how to be safe with pesticides and prevent agricultural injuries.
$25 per Teacher’s Manual
- Washington Newsline (six issues per year)
AFOP’s national newsletter has the latest news affecting the National Farmworker Jobs Program and farmworker service providers. A subscription year is based on the program year, July 1 – June 30. Request subscriptions from nguyen[at]afop.org. $250 for six issues for member organizations; $295 for six issues for non-member organizations
To place an order, simply send an email to nguyen[at]afop.org specifying the name of the publication and number desired or send your payment to:
AFOP – Publications
1726 M Street NW, Suite 602 Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 828-6006 Fax: (202) 828-6005