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The Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships to Support Ill or Injured H-2A Workers (English version)

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The National Center for Farmworker Health in collaboration with Farmworker Justice presents this 90-minute webinar in which presenters will discuss the role of medical-legal partnerships to support injured or ill H-2A workers and share challenges and practical strategies to initiate or strengthen medical-legal partnerships. Also featured will be Mary Jo Ybarra-Vega from Quincy Community Health Center in Washington state who will present on her partnership with Northwest Justice Project, a legal services organization; she will share the history of their partnership and their joint efforts to conduct outreach, advocacy, and support to H-2A workers in their communities. Presented on 7/11/2023.

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, , , Population Health,

Resource Subtopic: Population Health.

Keywords: Agricultural Workers, Legal Issues, Partnerships.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.