Migrant Farmworkers

Victor Calderón

With the winter agriculture season under way, farmworkers employed throughout the region gathered at the Dia Del Campesino, or Day of the Farmworker, fair in the early hours of Saturday morning in San Luis.

Stephanie Sanchez

The Arizona Interagency Farmworkers Coalition Conference wrapped up Thursday with a farm tour for participants.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more.

Yuma Native Recognized For Advocacy of Farmworker Rights

Feb 21, 2017
Loaned photo/Reyes Entertainment

A Yuma native will be honored this week with an award that recognizes his work on behalf of the nation's migrant farmworkers.

David Damian Figueroa will receive the Dolores Huerta Award, named after a renowned civil rights leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Cesar Chavez.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Figueroa, a producer of films and music, about the recognition.

Yuma Native David Damian Figueroa will receive his recognition Thursday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles.