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Greetings on behalf of the Farmworker Unit!

Migrant workers started arriving in North Carolina, and our office is diligently working to plan our visits to workers all over the state!

If we can help YOU get better prepared for outreach, please contact us! We can provide trainings or presentations for your office free of charge. 

In this issue:
Crop Damage in NC and H-2A Worker Rights' Slideshow

Many news outlets have reported damage to blueberries, strawberries, and other crops due to the recent unpredictable weather.

Farmworkers advocates must be on the lookout for workers who may be affected. If you meet any H-2A workers that do not have a lot of work because of the crop damage, forward them this slideshow about the 3/4 guarantee, a feature of the H-2A contract.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you encounter workers that need help or have legal questions.
Legal Aid Services... Beyond the Farmworker Unit

You might be familiar with the Farmworker Unit, but do you know about all the services that Legal Aid provides to low income residents of North Carolina?

Learn about our free services for students, seniors, families, veterans, consumers, victims of crime, and more!

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Community Education Materials on Facebook

Studies show farmworkers are increasingly using smart phones to communicate with their loved ones, read the news, and get entertainment.

If you know any farmworkers who are on Facebook, encourage them to like our page and forward them the following slideshows (in Spanish): If you are a law office that would like to edit or use or materials, contact us!
Thank you for reading our newsletter!

Also, check out our website. We gave it a make over! Send us your feedback about how we can make it better.

Until next time,

Lariza Garzón
Community Education Coordinator
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Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity. Visit our website or find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Legal Aid's Farmworker Unit is a statewide project that provides high-quality civil legal services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

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