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Rural Justice Issues Take Center Stage at UC Merced Event

March 30, 2017 / By
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Multiple speakers also identified the current presidential administration as a serious threat to undocumented laborers in California, saying communities need to organize once again and rally around legislation to help protect rural communities. “We are once again at a pivotal moment. Things are becoming painted as clear cut moral issue and that’s something that the [UFW] movement, at its height, was able to do,” said Miriam Pawel, author of “The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.” “You were in favor of the conditions [in the fields] or you were against them. It was a moral choice,” she continued.