About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
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This governor of California vetoed SB 1121. The bill would have ended 70 years of blatant racial discrimination in California by extending the same overtime rights you and I enjoy to the nearly half million farmworkers toiling in the fields. … Continue reading
This is a picture of Arturo Rodriguez (UFW President); Sen. Dean Florez (D-Shafter, CA); Msgr. James Murphy (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament); and scores of farmworkers. They are kneeling in California’s State Capitol building and praying that Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneggar … Continue reading
March 29 – April 4, 2009 is National Farmworker Awareness Week. We demand just living and working conditions for farmworkers and an end to unfair treatment under the law. We demand fairly harvested food. Farm work is the third most … Continue reading