Threats to farmworkers, such as fewer worker protections and unsafe working environments, call for new federal policies and investments to protect all workers across the food supply industry, support immigration rights, and transform our agricultural system.
Worker movements, labor unions, and collective bargaining agreements have worked to combat racial and gender disparities. Expanding this focus to environmental justice is essential for establishing a just economic system that benefits the entire nation.
While Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are needed to do the work.
This Women's History Month, we must soberly assess the current landscape and acknowledge we are living through a pivotal moment that threatens to curtail women’s rights and further erode their economic stability.