Caravan celebrating
workers in the food chain
Sunday, May 31, 2-3 p.m.

Celebrate and thank them for their contributions as  workers essential to our well-being. There will be routes throughout the New York. Register here and choose a location to receive a route. Among the starting points are Marlboro, Northern Ulster/Columbia counties, Middletown, and Liberty.

Organized by Rural & Migrant Ministry, Mujeres Divinas, Mujeres Esperanza, Worker Justice Center of New York, Workers Center of Central New York, Alianza Agricola, and CASA. Co-Sponsored by: Retail, Wholesale, & Department Store Union (RWDSU) and Local 1 and 338; and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), including Local 888. 

For more information contact  Elizabeth Grese, 845-485-8627,

Spring events postponed due to the coronavirus that may be rescheduled

Mid-Hudson Volunteers to the Border. This initial UIDN planning and organizing meeting was scheduled for March. For more information email

After I Pick the Fruit. A free showing of this documentary film was scheduled for April. Hosts: Worker Justice Center of New York and Kingston Food Coop.

College Access: A Workshop for School Staff & Volunteers Working with Immigrant Students. This learning opportunity for volunteers and school staff working with immigrant students was scheduled for April. The cosponsors — Adelante; CollegeConnect, a project of CultureConnect; ImmSchools; and Mid-Hudson Migrant Education Program — hope to reschedule. Visit the ImmSchools website for information on virtual workshops. If you would like to be notified when a new date is set or if you want more information, please email us.

Reports on previous events

Back in September, some 80 activists and educators got ideas and information from parents, school personnel, and advocates at Back to School: Supporting Immigrant Children & their Families. Get take aways from this session.