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Media Mentions

Beyond Qatar: Migrant Workers Are Exploited in America, Too, from Voice of America, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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Farm Aid Launches Spanish-Language Access Support, a press release, covers the work of MCN's Elizabeth Gonzalez-Ibarra and quotes MCN's Renée AboAmshe, MHA, LPN, CHES. 

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Undocumented Farmworkers Face Disaster Discrimination, from Axios, features MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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People Rally for Reproductive Rights a Month before Midterm Election, from the Chico Enterprise-Record, quotes MCN's Ashley-Michelle Papon.

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Amid Pandemic Uncertainties, Latino Immigrants Put Trust in Their 'Promotoras', from National Geographic, quotes MCN's Alma Galván, MHC. 

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Why Aren’t Federal Agencies Enforcing Pesticide Rules That Protect Farmworkers? from Civil Eats, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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Most Farmworkers Speak Spanish, but Pesticide Safety Labels Are Often Only Printed in English, from Civil Eats, mentions Migrant Clinicians Network's efforts for language justice in pesticide labeling.  

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The Steep Decline in US Life Expectancy Raises Questions Most Politicians Want to Avoid, a commentary from Salon.com, quotes MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD. 

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White House: How About a COVID-19 Boost with That Flu Shot? from the Associated Press, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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For Essential Workers Who Suffered through COVID, Monkeypox Is Déjà Vu All Over Again, from Salon.com, features MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD. 

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Health, Economic Disparities Continue to Affect Coronavirus Hot Spots, from the Washington Post, includes quotes from MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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Disinformation Dampens Enthusiasm for COVID Vaccinations, from ChicoSol.com, mentions MCN's PhotoVoice project in the Butte County area and features quotes from MCN's Ashley-Michelle Papon. 

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MacKenzie Scott Has Donated More Than $12 Billion to Over 1200 Non-Profit Organizations, discusses Migrant Clinicians Network's $5 million gift from Scott and quotes MCN's Deliana Garcia. 

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Entidades apoyan el borrador del bosquejo del plan de cambio climático, pero piden enmiendas, from El Nuevo Dia, quotes MCN's Marysel Pagán Santana, MS, DrPH, on how Puerto Rico's climate change plans must incorporate issues of migration and the most vulnerable workers. (In Spanish.)

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Mask Mandate Tossed as COVID Spikes Again: Unions Face "Chaos and Confusion" from Salon.com features MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD, on the continued vulnerability of frontline workers to COVID, when ventilation and other tools aren't sufficiently utilized.

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People of Color More Likely to Be Harmed by Pesticides, Study Shows from The Hill highlights a study co-authored by MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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MacKenzie Scott Has Donated More Than $12 Billion. Here's Where Some of the Money Has Gone, from USA Today, features MCN as an example of a smaller organization who has received a donation, with a quote from MCN's Deliana Garcia. 

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Cancer Among Migrant & Seasonal Farmworkers, a research summary by MCN's Candace Kugel, FNP, CNM, MS, and Claire Hutkins Seda, reviews the large and growing body of evidence that migrant and seasonal farmworkers have a higher risk of cancer. Published in the Public Health Post.

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Attorney General James Leads Coalition in Calling for Federal Heat Standards for Worker, a press release from the New York State Attorney General's office, features MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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What's Going On! Labor Monday, a radio segment on WBAI, Pacifica Radio in New York City, featured MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD. 

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"Overtime Pay and Farmworkers’ Pain" by MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD is an op-ed on the health perspective on overtime pay for farmworkers in New York State, published in the New York Daily News. 

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"Panel Addresses Risks Faced by Farmworkers: Heat, Pesticides, and Other Inequities," published on John Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future, features MCN's Marysel Pagán Santana, MS, DrPH, who presented on climate change's impacts on farmworkers in Puerto Rico.  

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"Why Farmworkers Need More Than New Laws for Protection From Heat-Related Illness," published in the Medical News & Perspectives of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), largely quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA, and leans on MCN's Clinician's Guide to Heat-Related Illness. DOI:10.1001/jama.2021.15454

“Groups Tell 11th Circ. To Flip Roundup Cancer Link Ruling” mentions MCN's participation in an amicus brief in a recent lawsuit. 
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"That Milk? Those Lemons and Tomatoes? Essential Workers Got Them To Us. Don't Forget Them," an editorial column in the Pioneer Press, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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"Helping the Helpers: Helping the Witnesses of Trauma Move Into Empowered Awareness Through the Witness to Witness (W2W) Program," is an episode from the Therapy on the Cutting Edge podcast on the work of MCN's Kaethe Weingarten, PhD, Director of Witness to Witness. 

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“Groups Tell 11th Circ. To Flip Roundup Cancer Link Ruling” mentions MCN's participation in an amicus brief in a recent lawsuit. 
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New Effort Combats Spread of Infectious Diseases, COVID Among Foreign-Born Workers in Poultry, Seafood Industries” quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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Groups Tell 11th Circ. To Flip Roundup Cancer Link Ruling” mentions MCN's participation in an amicus brief in a recent lawsuit. 

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"On the Southern U.S. Border, Newly Arrived Migrants Receive Health Services," from the blog of Direct Relief, quotes MCN's Deliana Garcia, and mentions Health Network's efforts to provide pregnant asylum seekers with care after they are released from detention. 

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As Temperatures Rise, Farmworkers Ask for Federal Heat Safety Protections, a radio segment from PRI's The World, features MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.  The piece is also available as an article in The Week

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Trusted Voices are Key in Getting COVID-19 Vaccine to Underserved Delmarva Communities quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.  

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'Our Super Bowl': Mobile COVID Vaccine Units Arrive on MD Shore, Opening Accessibility, from the Salisbury Times (Maryland), quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.  

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Undocumented Immigrants Sought Far Less Health Care After Trump Launched His Campaign, New Study Shows, from STAT News, quotes MCN's Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer. 

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'We're Very Grateful': For Some Farmworkers, US Work Visas Provide Opportunity for Vaccination from Illinois Newsroom features MCN's Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer. 

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Coronavirus Devastates California Farm Workers from Capitol Weekly mentions MCN's blog for information on farmworker health and safety. 

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Op-ed: Essential Farmworkers Deserve Pesticide Protections, from Environmental Health News, is co-written by MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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After Enduring 'Complete Hell' During the Pandemic, Food Workers Struggle to Get Vaccinated, published in Mother Jones and elsewhere and produced by the Food and Environment Reporting Network, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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Who is ‘essential’? Food and farm workers left in limbo in vaccine priorities, from Politico, features Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, and mentions MCN's Health Network. 

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Q&A: What PCPs need to know about COVID-19 vaccines, from Healio News, is co-authored by Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer. 

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Every State Needs Emergency Regulations to Protect Essential Food Workersfrom STAT News, is written by MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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EPA Limits Enforcement of Pesticide Application Boundaries, from The Hill, quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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What New York Farmworkers Have Earned: Pay Them for Overtime, Despite What Farm Owners Have Said in Unfair Hearings, an opinion piece from the New York Daily News, quotes MCN's Ed Zuroweste, MD, Founding Medical Director.

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EPA Faces Decision on Chemical Linked to Brain Damage in Children from The Hill quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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Report Says Pandemic Exposed Conditions and Risk for Migrant Crab Pickers on the Eastern Shore from the Baltimore Sun quotes MCN's Amy K. Liebman, MPA. 

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Who Gets the First COVID-19 Vaccines? The Answer is a Complex Tangle of Science and Ethics from the Union of Concerned Scientists' blog quotes MCN's Karen Mountain, MBA, MSN, RN, CEO, on the need to confront medicine's "tragic racist past."

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How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On from the New York Times features MCN’s Amy K. Liebman.

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As Summer Season Heats Up, Migrant Workers Confront Compounded Coronavirus Risks from the Huffington Post chronicles the clinicians featured on MCN’s June 2020 webinar on COVID-19, farmworkers, and clinicians.

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Medical Troubles, Letter to the Editor in the New Yorker, was written by MCN’s Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, responding to the geographic stagnation of medical records.

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Military jets salute workers on front line as more coronavirus cases and deaths are reported, from the Washington Post, features MCN’s Amy K. Liebman, MPA, on COVID-19.

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'The distancing is non-existent': Seafood processing workers in Massachusetts speak out about unsafe working conditions amid coronavirus from Business Insider features MCN’s Ed Zuroweste, MD, Founding Medical Director.

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I'm Worried About The Psychological Toll On Health Care Workers. They Need Help from WBUR/NPR features MCN’s Kaethe Weingarten, PhD, Director of Witness to Witness.

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Migrant farmworkers feed America, and they’re at high risk for a coronavirus outbreak from Food & Environment Reporting Network features MCN’s Amy K. Liebman, MPA.

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Pre-existing conditions and lack of sick leave and health insurance puts farm workers at increased coronavirus risk from The Counter features MCN’s Amy K. Liebman, MPA.