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All farm workers regardless of race fought for equal and humane treatment. They demanded fair labor contracts and better working conditions. They fought for the United States government to not turn a blind eye to the discriminatory, unjust and inhumane treatment that they faced. They wanted to be acknowledged and to help create laws and policies that helped farm workers escape chronic poverty.
United States, poverty, America, farm workers, migrant workers, California, Arizona, community union, Mexican-American, discrimination, grape pickers, Robert F. Kennedy, politicians, labor contracts, social. security, Injustices, social and economic justice, collective bargaining, Filipinos, Puerto Ricans, blacks, racism, child labor, vineyards, sanitation laws
California & Arizona
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Farm Workers in America: Profile of Poverty: Campesinos en América: Perfil de Pobreza" (1970). States. 27.