In Our Fields

Open Letter to the President: CLC Members are Joined By Other NGOs and Ask the Adminstration to Protect Child Tobacco Workers in the US

Dear Mr. President, We write to you as organizations representing millions of Americans, including

CLC-NGO Sign-on Letter to Big Tobacco: 54 Groups Urge Companies to Act Now to Protect Children Who Work in US Tobacco Fields

On June 24th, 2014, the following letter was sent by the CLC on behalf of over 50 NGOs  to the

A Very Disturbing Phenomenon: The Rapid Increase of Unaccompanied Minors Entering the US

By Reid Maki, Director of Child Labor Advocacy and Coordinator, Child Labor Coalition Imagine you

CLC Press Release: Ban Child Labor in US Tobacco Fields

For immediate release: November 22, 2013 Contact: Reid Maki, (202) 207-2820,

Essay Contest Spotlights the Plight of Child Farmworkers in the US

One of the privileges of working on child labor issues is getting to know the stories of individual

The Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act) would help protect child farmworkers

Grecia Balli began working in farm fields when she was 10 years old. At age 14, she decided to drop

Child Labor Coalition Press Release: The CLC Welcomes the Reintroduction of the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act)

For immediate release: June 17, 2013 Contact: Reid Maki, (202) 207-2820,

Tragic Story of Deaths in a Grain Bin Highlights the Need for Increased Safeguards and Larger Fines

Twenty-five to 30 kids a year die at work. Through its advocacy and co-chairmanship of the Child