Monthly Archives: March 2012

MMHP Teams-up with Local Folk Musician, Vanessa Torres

Recently, Vanessa Torres held a CD Release show for her new album “Without Sight” . As part of her performance, she collaborated with MMHP to create a slide show that paired images of migrant farm communities we serve with one of her songs, “Nameless.”  The slide show created is a photographic essay reflecting the wide range of migrant farmworkers who MMHP serves as an organization. The song itself highlights the working and living conditions of an often-times overlooked population. The slides used for the collaboration were part… read more »

March 25-31, 2012 is National Farmworker Awareness Week!

March 25-31, 2012 is National Farmworker Awareness Week! As we honor the work of farmworkers this week, we also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Migrant Health Act. This legislation which was signed into law by President Kennedy on September 25, 1962 not only established the family of programs that are now make up the 159 migrant health centers and programs across our country, but in fact gave birth to… read more »