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ERIC Number: ED010963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 14
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Reference Count: 0
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THE MIGRANT MINISTRY.
National Council of Churches of Christ, New York, NY.
THE MIGRANT MINISTRY IS AN INTERDENOMINATIONAL FIELD PROGRAM WHICH HAS SERVED THE NEEDS OF MIGRANT FARM WORKERS SINCE 1920. THIS DOCUMENT DESCRIBES THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF THE PROGRAM--NATIONAL GOALS, MAJOR CONCERNS IN THE FARM LABOR PROBLEM, RELATIONSHIP TO TITLE III-B OF THE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT, AND NATIONAL BUDGET. THE INDIVIDUAL COMMUNITY PROGRAMS OFFERED IN 1965 AND THE STATES OFFERING THESE PROGRAMS ARE LISTED. ALSO PRESENTED ARE THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS, RESPONSIBILITIES OF PARTICIPATING CHURCHES, AND SUGGESTED FARM LABOR LEGISLATION. MIGRANCY IS DISCUSSED WITH RESPECT TO ITS CHALLENGE TO THE CHURCHES, THE PROBLEMS OF TRANSPORTATION AND UNIONIZATION, AND THE CONCERNS OF AGRICULTURAL GROWERS. (RB)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Churches of Christ, New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)