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The 2014 Rural Migrant and Immigrant Farmworker Health Conference

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The conference will be held at the Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. 

MCN's Candace Kugel will be part of a panel on sexual violence and will report on recent developments in MCN's Hombres Unidos program.

Migrant and immigrant farmworkers face daunting obstacles to good health. Low income levels, occupational and agricultural hazards, and an unfamiliarity with the American healthcare system are just some of the difficulties these workers face. The Rural Migrant and Immigrant Farmworker Health Conference, a two-day conference for agricultural producers, healthcare providers, advocates, educators and policy makers who work or interact with migrant and immigrant farmworkers, will provide important information on agricultural and community health and safety issues, as well as effective health and safety programs for migrant and immigrant farmworkers and their families.This is an excellent opportunity to network and improve your understanding of the issues affecting these vulnerable populations.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve your understanding of the health and safety needs of migrant and immigrant farmworkers while networking with food producers, advocates, educators, students, and policy makers who regularly interact with this special population. Make your plans now to attend!

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