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San Joaquin Valley Health Fund COVID-19 Farmworker Resiliency Grants

Lead Organization: California Coalition for Rural Housing Project

  • Grant Amount: $300,000
  • Funded Partner Organization: Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability
  • Project Name: San Joaquin Valley Community COVID-19 Farmworker Housing Tool-Kit
  • Purpose: To develop a toolkit to expand and simplify access to income and safety net resources and services for farmworkers, regardless of documentation status. The primary focus of the tool-kit will be to support communities to prioritize affordable, safe housing for farmworker communities.

Lead Organization: California Institute for Rural Studies

  • Grant Amount: $300,000
  • Funded Partner Organizations: California Food and Farming Network, Central California Environmental Justice Network, Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indigena Oaxaqueño
  • Project Name: Leveraging COFS Data for Change: Tools for Action
  • Purpose: To develop and couple tools for action that draw on COFS data with grassroots organizing, policy advocacy and work to ensure state agencies are accountable to the farmworkers they are supposed to serve.

Lead Organization: Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indigena Oaxaqueño

  • Grant Amount: $300,000
  • Funded Partner Organization: Central California Environmental Justice Network
  • Project Name: Leveraging COFS Data for Change: Organizing and Advocacy
  • Purpose: To create a grassroots network of empowered farmworkers that will have the knowledge and skills to navigate state agencies, develop relationships with those agencies to hold them accountable, and propose new ideas for programs and policies that could more effectively serve farmworkers.