In Our Fields

My Path from Strawberry and Blueberry Fields to College

By Alma Hernandez Imagine being a five-year-old child; happy and carefree. The age where you either

US Should Protect Young Farmworkers–Lawmakers, Labor Department Need to Act

Margaret Wurth Senior Researcher, Children’s Rights Division [This piece originally appeared

It’s Time for U.S. Tobacco Companies to Protect All Child Tobacco Workers with a Complete Ban on Children in Tobacco Fields

By Reid Maki, Child Labor Coalition In 2014, under pressure from advocacy groups like the Child

Children Working in Terrifying Conditions in US Agriculture — New Research Shows Child Farmworkers Unprepared for Workplace Dangers

By Margaret Wurth Senior Researcher, Children’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch (HRW) New

Why Won’t New York’s Governor Cuomo Ban the Nasty Pesticide Chlorpyrifos which Harms Children?

  Something really curious is happening in New York State. In June, the New York Assembly