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ERIC Number: ED002608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 16
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AGRICULTURAL SEASONAL LABORERS OF COLORADO AND CALIFORNIA.
KARRAKER, CYRUS H.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE WELFARE OF AGRICULTURAL SEASONAL WORKERS ARE REPORTED. PARTICULAR ATTENTION IS PAID TO SUCH SERVICES FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN AS DAY CARE CENTERS. SUCH CENTERS ARE PROVIDED FROM PRIVATE FUNDS, ARE USUALLY CHURCH SPONSORED, AND ARE LARGELY STAFFED BY VOLUNTEERS. STATE-OPERATED CENTERS ARE RECOMMENDED. COLORADO WAS CONE OF THE FIRST STATES TO SET UP SUMMER SCHOOLS FOR THE SEASONAL WORKERS. FROM ONE SUMMER SCHOOL IN 1955, SEVEN SPECIAL TERM PROJECTS WERE OPERATING IN 1960 UNDER FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE STATE. A MIGRANT EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PROGRAM AND INSERVICE EDUCATION FOR TEACHERS OF MIGRANT CHILDREN ARE ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE COLORADO PROGRAM. CALIFORNIA SPARINGLY USES PUBLIC FUNDS FOR WORKERS. CHURCHES AND VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS USUALLY PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES. PROGRESS IS BEING MADE IN EXTENDING HEALTH SERVICES TO MIGRANT LABORERS IN BOTH COLORADO AND CALIFORNIA. GROWING COOPERATION OF CIVIC LEADERS, STATE OFFICALS, AND GROWERS IS RESULTING IN ACHIEVEMENT IN HEALTH AND PUBLIC WELFARE. CITIZENS' COMMITTEES ARE ACTIVELY SUPPORTING AND INITIATING PROGRAMS. SELF-HELP HOUSING PROGRAM IN PUERTO RICO IS GIVEN AS ONE UPON WHICH TO BASE EXPERIENCE.
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Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Lewisburg)