D-4. Outreach and Workforce Services for Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s State Monitor Advocate will be discussing the role of the monitor advocate and the agency’s outreach program and workforce services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers. A brief overview of the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Program will be presented to provide a basic understanding. The Program Specialist from the Florida Department of Education’s Farmworker Jobs and Education Program will be providing an overview of the National Farmworker Jobs Program, emergency assistance for migrant and seasonal farmworkers, and heat stress and pesticide training opportunities.

Marisela Garcia, Senior Monitor Advocate (marisela.garcia@deo.myflorida.com)
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Shirley Caban-Tellez, Program Specialist (shirley.caban-tellez@fldoe.org)
Florida Department of Education’s Farmworker Jobs and Education Program



Location - Skyway II