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CFP's Mary Jo Dudley wins "engaged teaching and research" award

Published: 
Apr 15, 2015
Congratulations to Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworkers Program, who received the George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award at the Community Engagement Showcase on April 15th. The George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award celebrates faculty who facilitate high-quality community-engaged learning or research. The Award recognizes a Cornell University faculty member whose collaborative efforts over time have resulted in exemplary community-engaged learning and research coursework or program(s) with local and/or global communities. Read more

Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform

Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform in the 21st Century
Published: 
Apr 7, 2015
Pluralism in Progress: Immigration Reform in the 21st Century
Professor Stephen Yale-Loehr, Cornell Law School
Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell Farmworker Program
Attorney Gary Liao, Journey's End
800 University Avenue, Ithaca, NY
Friday, April 10, 2:30 p.m.

Cornell Farmworkers Program in the News: Los Angeles Times: Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours

Published: 
Mar 30, 2015
During a recent visit to Central New York ,  Los Angeles Times Reporter, Tina Sussman, spent time with Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworkers Program, to discuss her report, The Yogurt Boom Job Creation and the role of Dairy Farmworkers in the Finger Lakes Regional Economy.  Read the entire Los Angeles Times article here: Dairy farmers, in dire need of workers, feel helpless as immigration reform sours  

President Obama Announced a New Deferred Action Program

Published: 
Dec 22, 2014
Attention Farmworkers! WARNING! AVOID IMMIGRATION FRAUD: THE PROGRAM HAS NOT STARTED YET English Spanish