Farmworker Housing Quality and Health: A Transdisciplinary Conference

1The Center for Worker Health at Wake Forest School of Medicine, California Rural Legal Assistance and Farmworker Justice are hosting a 1-day conference examining the connections between farmworker housing and health. “Farmworker Housing Quality and Health: A Transdisciplinary Conference” will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA.

Online registration for this conference is accessible by clicking here. Deadline for early registration is September 30, 2014.

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The conference will center on the presentation and discussion of several reports summarizing (1) current regulations on farmworker housing and how these regulations affect health, (2) current empirical data on the association of farmworker housing and farmworker health, (3) social dimensions of farmworker housing and health, and (4) suggestions for the collection of comparable data on farmworker housing and farmworker health.  All those who register for the conference will be provided with copies of the reports in advance of the conference.  The conference is intended for anyone who is dedicated to improving the housing and health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, including those working in architecture and planning, government, law, medicine, nursing, public health, social and behavioral sciences, and toxicology.