Asian Americans

‘We Farmworkers Should Have an Organization of Our Own’

By 1965, the Filipino farmworkers in Delano, California’s grape fields had enough with low pay, no health benefits, and toxic working conditions.

‘We Farmworkers Should Have an Organization of Our Own’

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