Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Visits Immokalee, Florida
(May 17, 2010)
- Secretary Solis is greeted by Lucas Benitez, center, and Leonel Perez, right, both members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers community center.
- Secretary Solis does a radio interview for CIW’s Radio Conciencia with CIW radio host Lucas Benitez. She reiterates her commitment to protect the rights of all workers regardless of their immigration status.
- Secretary Solis presented a DOL poster to members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
- Secretary Solis meets with farmworkers at the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
- Secretary Solis gets a tour of CIW’s Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum conducted by Leonel Perez and Laura Germino, coordinator of the Anti-Slavery Campaign for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
- Secretary Solis takes questions from reporters at the Coalition for Immokalee Workers community center.
- Secretary Solis tours Immokalee Technical Center with Lucas Benitez, left, of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Tirso Moreno, right, of the Farmworker Association of Florida.
- Student Melissa Herrera, mother of four, is enrolled in the Farmworker Jobs and Education Program (FJEP). She is pursing a career in automotive services. She asked panelists to continue their support for educational programs because they are important in helping students like her find new opportunities.