About the Author
Ann Aurelia López received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She recently completed a President’s Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. She has a long history of teaching Environmental Science, Ecology and Botany courses in the Department of Biology at San Jose City College. She is currently a Research Associate at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is in the process of establishing a non-proﬁt organization designed to improve the lives of California farmworkers and their families in Mexico.
About Center for Farmworker Families
The purpose of the Center for Farmworker Families is to promote awareness about the difficult life circumstances of binational families while proactively inspiring improvement in binational family life both in the United States and in Mexico.
We realize this purpose by engaging in the following activities:
1- Promoting the educational advancement of farm workers and their family members working in agriculture, as well as family members who are living on their farms of origin in the west central Mexico countryside.
2- Supporting projects in both Mexico and California designed to sustainably promote financial and nutritional well-being and independence.
3- Examining the federal and state legal structures that govern the lives and well-being of farmworkers and promoting the changes necessary for improved livelihood and well-being.
4- Research and education
Paperback: 361 pages
Publisher: University of California Press; First edition (June 5, 2007)