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Juanita Sarmiento is the Catskill Regional Coordinator in Sullivan County, NY, an economically depressed community with some of the highest poverty indicators in the state. Juanita started as a Fellow with the Youth Economic Group (YEG) and transitioned to YEG Coordinator a few years later, a position she still occupies.

Irma Solis is the Suffolk Chapter Director for the New York Civil Liberties Union, where she organizes legal, educational, and community outreach in Suffolk County on issues ranging from police accountability to education reform.

Natalia St.Lawrence is a Geneva, N.Y. resident, with experience as a communications professional. As the Senior Communications Coordinator at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, she creates stories, photography and multimedia content for web and print publications. Natalia also has a background in teaching English Literature at the secondary level. Passionate about food justice and food...

Dr. Stein is the Brody Endowed Professor of Nursing at the University of Rochester. Dr. Stein’s clinical expertise is in the area of psychiatric and mental health nursing. She was a Professor of Nursing at the University of Michigan School of Nursing between the years of 1991 and 2011. Since assuming a faculty position at the University of Rochester in 2011, Dr. Stein has established a strong...

Shawn Tallant is a former community organizer, educator and entrepreneur with a background in international human rights law, sustainable development, grassroots organizing, and project design and implementation with youth, rural and indigenous communities. Originally from Idaho, he has lived and worked in California, Oaxaca, the Yucatan, Costa Rica and Spain. He believes in the use of art,...

Irene (Rene) Thiel was on the Board of RMM for over 20 years, serving on the Resource Development Committee for many of those years. She first became informed about RMM as a church member of Hitchcock Presbyterian Church which has supported RMM since almost the beginning. After going on a delegation to see some of the farms and talking to farmworkers, she became more interested and more...

I am an active retiree. I volunteer for my Unitarian Universalist (UU) church, the local YMCA, the Rochester Early Childhood Development Initiative, and co-facilitate the Rochester Children’s Film Festival. I became interested in Farmworkers Rights via a Social Justice General Assembly for Immigration Rights in Phoenix sponsored by my denomination.

Yadira Vazquez joined RMM first as a volunteer and then as a member of RMM’s worker steering committee – CASA, on Long Island. Yadira is a leader, activist and lobbyist and Board Secretary of Mujeres sin Fronteras, an initiative of Sepa Mujer and Centro Corazon de Maria. Her experience as a survivor of domestic violence has propelled her to advocate on behalf of Latina Immigrant Rights, Gender...

Richard has served as Executive Director of RMM since 1991. Ordained as an Episcopal priest, Richard has served in congregations in New York and Massachusetts and as a chaplain at Vassar College. He has also worked for a number of non-profit organizations in Massachusetts and New York including: Greater Boston Legal Services, Oficina Hispana, and the Episcopal City Mission. Richard also...

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