Mass deportations of up to three million undocumented immigrants are expected to begin in January, when President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office and begins to turn his campaign promises into government policy. From The Conversation, December 1, 2016. Justine Vanden Heuvel and Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell University. Read more
Mary Jo Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program, will present a session titled “Farmworkers: Equitable Workplaces for All those that Labor in Agriculture,” at the UVM Food Systems Summit, June 14-15, 2016. Read more
The Mexican Consulate will visit Albany on March 16-18, 2016. They will be at the Civic Center, 230 Green Street, Albany and will attend from 9 AM- 1:30 PM. It is recommended that folks try to make an appointment using the website or telephone listed on the attached flyer. Read more
Cornell Farmworker Program at 2016 CCE Lake Ontario Fruit School
A partnership between the Cornell Farmworker Program and CCE-LOF (Lake Ontario Fruit) addresses labor training needs of the Western NY Fruit Industry by introducing Spanish-speaking commercial arm workers to basic and applied pomological and pest management concepts and modern apple pruning and irrigation practices in the Spanish language.
As part of the program, Cornell Farmworker Program Director, Mary Jo Dudley, will also offer an interactive workshop about how farmworkers and farm managers can deal with workplace challenges, called "Sugerencias para crear buenas relaciones en el trabajo" or "Tips for Creating Positive Workplace Relations".
The 2016 CCE-LOF Spanish-speaking Winter Fruit Schools will be on February 23 at Zingler Farms, Inc., Kendall (Orleans County), NY, and on February 24 at KC Bailey Orchards, Inc., Williamson (Wayne County), NY. Read more