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                  Sessions with Guests

North Carolina Guests (holding mugs) Dorathy Barker, Executive Director of Operation Spring Plant, and Savi Horne,
Executive Director of the Land Loss Prevention Project, are welcomed by RDLN Board Members
(l to r) Twila Martin-Kekahbah, Mily Treviño-Sauceda, John Zippert, and Anita LaRan

Farmworker Issues

RDLN Group Photo Assembly 2013

RDLN Network Members with Baldemar Velásquez (c), President of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)
Baldy gave a stirring speech on farmworker issues and U.S. issues

Baldemar was introduced by Tirso Moreno, RDLN Leader and Executive Director of the Florida Farmworkers Association Baldemar with RDLN Graduate and Board Member Mily Treviño-Sauceda and Jusin Flores, Vice President of FLOC, who gave a slide presentation of farmworker history and conditions The Rev. Lindsay Comstock, Executive Director of the National Farm Worker Ministry, seated with RDLN LeaderJack Guillebeaux, who teaches at the RDLN Institute at UC Davis
Civic Engagement Cooperative Development
Information Sessions

Audrey Galloway of AARP spoke about the
Affordable Care Act

Jan Schneider of
H& R Block spoke about
the tax effects of giving

Erin Byrd, Executive Director of
Blueprint NC, who led a session
on Civic Engagement
   Ed Witfield, co-
Managing Director for the Fund for Democratic Communities led a session on Cooperative Development withRDLN Board Member John Zippert.


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