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Five on Friday: Migrant Workers After Hurricane Irma and Humans of New York

MCN Five on Friday


Just this week, can we rename this rundown of reads and resources, “Six on Saturday,” or “Seven on Sunday?” It’s awfully challenging to whittle down the list of suggestions from our well read staff to just five pieces every Friday. This week, we’re bucking the trend and giving you six -- we just couldn’t help it.  But we promise to return to just five pieces next week. What are you reading that we missed? Let us know on Facebook.





These migrant workers earn $350 a week in the fields. Now Irma has destroyed their homes

Corey, Communications and Graphic Designer, shared an LA Times article entitled, “These migrant workers earn $350 a week in the fields. Now Irma has destroyed their homes.” 





Humans of New York

Jillian, Director of Education and Communication, says, “This Humans of New York profile is powerful in the current immigration discussion.” 





FY 2017 Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Opioid & Substance Abuse Awardees

Del noted the recently announced awardees of the Rural Health Opioid Program and Substance Abuse Treatment Telehealth Network Grant Program, sponsored by HRSA.





Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

Claire, Writer and Editor, shared the NPR piece, “Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation.”





Webinar: Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers

Alyssa, Environmental and Occupational Health Intern, attended a webinar on respiratory protection and on-farm fit testing for agricultural workers, which she wished to share.





Victory Over the Sun

Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, recommended “Victory Over the Sun,” a great read that evaluates the development of the environmental movement over time through the lens of the life and work of Tony Mazzocchi, a labor leader and occupational health activist.


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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