La Campesina’s “Punto de Vista” broadcasted live from the White House this past Cesar Chavez Day. Program Director Maria Barquin and La Campesina radio personality Tony “El Tigre” sat down with White House staffers Luisana Perez Fernández, director of Hispanic media, and Jennifer Molina, deputy communications director, to discuss their current positions and reflect on their personal journeys to the White House. In conjunction with Cesar Chavez Day celebrations, La Campesina highlighted the farm worker delegation, which included UFW Foundation Chief Executive Officer Diana Tellefson Torres and United Farm Workers President Teresa Romero, accompanied by representatives of the nation’s largest agricultural states to discuss issues affecting farm workers. Listen to the entire episode by visiting: Podcast – Campesina Network
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