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Chasing the Harvest in the Heat

Rising temperatures is making hard outdoor jobs even harder. Health experts say agricultural and construction workers are especially vulnerable as it gets so hot that airplanes can’t take off and rail lines start to melt. What is being done to protect low-paid workers from heat exhaustion and dehydration?

Join us for a conversation about how rising temperatures change the way our food is grown and our homes and yards maintained.

September 19, 2017

The Commonwealth Club of California
555 Post St.
San Francisco, 94102
United States

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Blanca A. Bañuelos

Co-Director, Migrant Unit at California Rural Legal Assistance Inc.

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Gabriel Thompson

Author, Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture

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Greg Dalton

Founder and Host, Climate One

Additional Speakers TBA