Hope College lecture to focus on child farmworkers in U.S.

The annual César Chávez Lecture Series at Hope College will feature the keynote address "Children in the Fields: Sowing the Seeds of Change' by Norma Flores López on Thursday, March 31. The free lecture will take place in the Maas Center auditorium, 264 Columbia Ave., at 4 p.m. The public is invited.
Mar 29, 2011


López is director of the Children in the Fields Campaign with the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs. AFOP has declared 2011 the “Year of the Farmworker Child” to raise awareness of the hardships faced by migrant farmworker youth in the United States.

López has long been an active advocate for migrant farmworker children’s rights and continues to raise awareness of migrant farmworker issues across the country in her current role. She has also had the opportunity testify to Congress and has appeared on national news outlets on issues related to child labor in agriculture.

A reception will follow the address.


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