FHDC attends vigils for Sebastian Francisco Perez, the most recent life lost due to climate change and unacceptable worker protections.
FHDC launched our Promotores Resident Leadership Program in Spring, 2019. Two years later, we share an update.
A report from the Oregon Worker Relief Fund Coalition after a year of the pandemic
“The truth is, Linn County is facing a real affordable housing shortage for families that are 70% or more below the median family income,” said Maria Elena Guerra, FHDC’s Executive Director.
FHDC vaccinated more than 300 people at Colonia Libertad in Salem and Colonia Jardines in Silverton April thanks to a partnership with Legacy Health, Mano a Mano, Evolve Workforce, and Santiam Hospital
Partnership with OLLN addresses needs for mental health and educational support
Key findings and recommendations: FHDC farmworker residents shared feedback that informed the west-coast Farmworker study, uncovering many of the risks, dangers, and fears farmworkers face at their workplaces, prompting state-wide advocacy efforts for stronger protections, and resources for essential workers.
The Anáhuac Program: a Partnership empowering Campesino families to leverage traditional ancestral Indigenous knowledge to transform lives as agricultural laborers and into respected Oregon farmers and subsistence land stewards.