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Clinics seek to improve farmworker health
Monterey Herald

On the birthday of the leader who worked hardest to improve the lives of farmworkers, a local network of clinics said little progress has been made in the last two decades to improve their health and economic conditions.

Poor wages, seasonal employment and limited access to health care have kept farmworkers at the bottom rung of the socioeconomic scale, according to a policy brief prepared for the Central Coast Health Network by consultant Arnoldo Torres.