Pennsylvania Farmworker Project


Pennsylvania Farmworker Project staff

The Pennsylvania Farmworker Project (PFP) provides legal assistance to low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state of Pennsylvania. The PFP represents farmworkers in employment-related cases. See the Migrant Farmworker Legal Problems page for more information.

The PFP collaborates with community and governmental organizations to provide community education to seasonal and migrant farmworkers about issues related to their legal rights.  In addition, the PFP provides trainings on farmworker rights to social service providers.

Practice Areas: Migrant Farmworker Legal Problems

Intake Procedure:

Applicants should call the Pennsylvania Farmworker Project's Hotline at 888.541.1544. Outside of normal business hours, callers should leave a message.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must live in Pennsylvania or have a case that relates to Pennsylvania.

Funded By: Legal Services Corporation

Job Postings

Undergraduate Intern (work-study): PA Farmworker Project

The PA Farmworker Project (PFP) provides free legal assistance to farmworkers experiencing workplace abuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania. As an intern, you will facilitate PFP’s grant and research projects, while providing vital outreach and administrative support to further PFP’s mission of providing high‐quality, free legal assistance to low‐wage immigrant farmworkers experiencing workplace abuses, especially workers struggling during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Articles

Farmworkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Our Lifeblood is at Risk

Farmworkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Our Lifeblood is at Risk

Written by Liliana Bierer

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Liliana Bierer - VISTA Volunteer
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