Migrant Workers Seek Better Lives Part Three
Workers bend over in a bean field in Homestead, Florida right outside of the Everglades the day after Thanksgiving.
The migrant worker’s story, like so many groups who live in poverty, is often a forgotten one. Many young migrants have now made an effort to come together and use new, available resources to better their lives. In the last part of her three part series, Lynsey Saunders reports, whether it is gaining useful information about health or learning a new skill, migrant workers across Florida are choosing to empower themselves through education.
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