Five on Friday: Farmworker Communities Tackling the Climate Crisis
The week is coming to a close! It’s time to pull up five recommendations from MCN staff, including our “weekly win,” because we all need a little good news every week. Here they are. Five on Friday is taking a break next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, so we will see you again in December.
Have you heard? The US government's preeminent report on climate change impacts, risks, and responses went out today – Alma G. shared it with us. Spoiler: Most people in the US are already experiencing climate repercussions, emphasizing the urgency of massive action. The Fifth National Climate Assessment
"Well, this changes things,” is how Kaethe opened her comments on this research from Harvard. (And, yes, we will be updating MCN's FAQ with this new data!) One in Five Experience Rebound COVID After Antiviral Drug, New Study Shows
Claire shared this California Report article, which shares which climate resilience strategies farmworkers are already implementing – and how the most vulnerable must gain access to available funding for future climate projects. How Central Valley Farmworker Communities Are Tackling Climate Change
Have you set your Thanksgiving menu yet? Mónica offered up some veggie-heavy options that are lower in sugar and higher in fiber. Healthy and Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes
Weekly Win: Amy shared this update that arose after ProPublica reported on these specific issues earlier this year! Available in English and Spanish, which is a win as well. Officials Approve $8 Million for Housing for Immigrant Dairy Workers in Wisconsin. Sheriff’s Office Will Try to Close Language Gaps.