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2013-07-10 19:40:54

Migrant workers are more likely to receive medical care from community health centers in partnership with faith-based organizations, a new study shows, because fear of deportation is lower than they might face at other medical facilities. The study was recently published online in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Daniel López-Cevallos, associate director of research at Oregon State University’s Center for Latino/a Studies and Engagement, said...

2012-09-13 23:01:46

Multiple service events help rural communities nationally to commemorate 9/11 Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 On Tuesday, Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs´ SAFE AmeriCorps members observed the anniversary of September 11th by holding community service events all around the country. SAFE AmeriCorps members, who work in rural communities to train farmworkers on pesticide safety and heat stress prevention, took part in 10 events that ranged from organizing...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.