ERIC Number: ED101912
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep-26
Reference Count: N/A
National Office for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, 93rd Congress, 2nd Session on H.R. 12257, September 26, 1974.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Categorical programs presently delivering services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers are diffusely spread throughout several departments and agencies of the Federal Government. On September 26, 1974, the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agricultural Labor of the Committee on Education and Labor met to hear testimony on H.R. 12257 and related legislation. The bill (H.R. 12257) provides for the establishment of a National Office for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. This office would be responsible for the coordinated administration of all the programs of that Department serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The testimony consisted of discussions of the legislation and its provisions; the migrants' problems; current activities of the Department of Labor; overall needs of farmworkers; rationale for a National/Federal Migrant Office; and an overview of the New York State Migrant Center. Among the witnesses were representatives from the: Raza Association of Spanish Surnamed Americans; National Association of Farmworker Programs; Program Funding, Inc.; Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs; New York State Migrant Center; Hidalgo County (Texas) Economic Development Corporation (Edinburg, Texas) and National Council of La Raza. (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.