The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers

Image Credit: Rick Nahmias

Image Credit: Rick Nahmias

A bilingual traveling exhibition to promote diversity awareness and education.

The Exhibit

The Migrant Project is an in-depth photojournalistic portrait and recently published book detailing the lives and struggles of today’s California migrant farm workers, which numbers more than one million. Photography and text by Rick Nahmias.

  • Exhibit: Thursday October 1–November 30, 2009
  • Opening Reception: Friday, October 2, 6–8pm
  • Location: Robert E. Kennedy Library, 2nd floor, Café Gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours.
  • Sponsors: Cal Poly’s CLA Social Sciences and CAFES Agribusiness departments; California Rural Legal Assistance; Center for Latino Policy Research, UC Berkeley; and The Kurz Family Foundation.

Opening Reception

Image Credit: Rick Nahmias

Image Credit: Rick Nahmias

Please join the exhibition’s sponsors to honor the efforts of Talley Vineyards and to welcome photographer Rick Nahmias. The reception is free and will feature Talley Vineyards charity wine, The Mano Tinto.

  • Friday, October 2, 6–8pm
  • Kennedy Library, Cal Poly, 2nd floor Café Gallery

Parking Info

Metered parking is available in the H2 lot adjacent to the Library. Additional parking is available by purchasing a $5.00 general use permit from the Grand Avenue kiosk.
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Stacey Rucas
(805) 756-1374