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Advocating for Women Farmworkers as we Commemorate Women's History Month

Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Colonias Development Council (CDC) Executive Director, Dr. Diana Bustamente.
They talked about Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (national alliance of women farmworkers), New Mexico Coalition of Agricultural Workers and Advocates (NM CAWA), CDC’s Integrated Services for Immigration Families program (ISIF), CDC’s Promotoras de Apoyo Familiar (PAF), and the National Convivencia (gathering) of women farmworkers, happening in Washington, D.C. on April 14-18, advocating for their human rights.

For more information visit: www.alianzanacionaldecampesinas.org; www.coloniasnm.org; and New Mexico Coalition of Agricultural Workers and Advocates (NM CAWA) on Facebook.

Emily Guerra is the award-winning host of "Fiesta!", KRWG-FM's bilingual Latin music program, which airs weeknights from 7pm to 9pm. She also produces PUENTES, a feature that airs during our KRWG-FM newscasts and most Saturdays at 5pm on "KRWG News This Week."