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Belfast, ME United States

September 2018

“Farm Labor, Immigration and Social Justice in Maine, An Evening with Baldemar Velasquez”

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crosby Center Belfast, ME United States

Baldemar Velasquez, Founder of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee of the AFL-CIO, will give a talk followed by a panel discussion that will address several topics, including Why do so many seasonal migrant farm workers come to Maine and how is the State of Maine dealing with them? Who profits from undocumented workers? The panel discussion will feature Jorge Acero (Maine Department of Labor), Edith Flores (Mano en Mano), Cynthia Phinney (Maine AFL-CIO), and Velázquez will follow the talk, moderated…

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