The Amazing Journey of Librada Paz
(2012-07-04) Today, the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award Laureate Librada Paz was featured in an article by Juan Gonzalez -- 'The amazing journey of Librada Paz: She came to U.S. via scary desert trek, got degree & citizenship and wins RFK award for aiding farmworkers.' The article appeared in the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Read the article:
Ms. Paz is a Council Member for the Rural and Migrant Ministry (RMM), a 31-year old organization that focuses on eradicating the systemic violence and human rights violations that America's farmworkers and migrant laborers face each day. As a former farmworker, Ms. Paz experienced abuse first hand and is dedicated to ensuring that others do not have to suffer as she did. Through her advocacy, Ms. Paz frames farmworkers' and migrant laborers'rights as a human rights issue and gives a voice to a community silenced by fear and intimidation. Learn more about Ms. Paz.