5071.0 Occupational Health Disparities Institute: Farmworkers Feed Us All - Farmworker Health in Story and Video

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 8:30 AM
These 2 presentations tell the story of farmworkers in story and photo, and discuss the power of image and photography when used in struggles and campaigns to improve workers' lives.
Session Objectives: a)Describe the living and working conditions of farmworkers working in key crops of Maine. b) Explain best practices for reaching farmworkers in the field and encouraging them to tell their stories. c) Describe the role of artistic endeavors in illustrating occupational health and safety issues. Describe the role of photojournalism in reporting the history of industrial injuries and deaths. b) Discuss some of the landmark occasions where photojournalism provoked sufficient public outrage for legal protections. c) List some of the most renowned photojournalists and display some of their work.
Amy K. Liebman, MA, MPA

8:30 AM
Farmworkers Feed Us All
Tennessee Jane Watson and Earl Dotter

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Latino Caucus