Gerardo Reyes Chavez

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

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Member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and a farm worker who worked in the Florida fields when he first arrived from Mexico

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Migrant workers labor under conditions that some describe as a kind of indentured servitude and, until not that long ago, the very worst of the worst offenders were the tomato farms of…

Can Big Business Improve the Plight of America's Farm Workers?

Migrant workers labor under conditions that some describe as a kind of indentured servitude and, until not that long ago, the very worst of the worst offenders were the tomato farms of…

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