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May 12

If You Ate Today, Thank a Migrant Worker

I collaborated on this video with Regine, Leo, and our friends from Justicia 4 Migrant Workers.

Only snippets from this incredible journey are covered in this short video. The events connected the present realities of migrant workers to the history of unfreedom, as seen in the experiences of the anti-slavery underground railway movement and with indigenous peoples’ struggles against colonialism.

A follow-up to last year’s historic Pilgrimage to Freedom, which we also produced a video for.

 


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Oct 10

Pilgrimage to Freedom: Breaking the Chains of Indentureship

Just finished editing this video from the incredible march Justicia for Migrant Workers helped organize with migrant workers.

On October 10, 2010, migrant workers and their allies participated in a historic march from Leamington to Windsor, Ontario to call attention to the living and working conditions of migrant workers who grow and process our food.

Migrant workers demanded status, an end to exorbitant recruitment fees, better housing, safe working conditions and an end to racism and sexism in the workplace.