September 13, 2013

Hispanic Heritage Month: Free poster features Librada Paz

Author: Kara Smith
Source: NYSUT Communications

librada paz posterLibrada Paz, a Mexican-American farm worker rights activist who came to the U.S. at 15 to work as a migrant farm worker and later earned a degree in mechanical engineering technology and became a U.S. citizen, is featured on this year's NYSUT Hispanic Heritage Month poster.

Paz, a council member for Rural and Migrant Ministries, a nonsectarian group working to improve the lives of migrant workers, received a Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award in 2012.
Paz is also featured in a NYSUT lesson plan detailing the role of migrant farm workers, available at Share My, the American Federation of Teachers' resource sharing website.

To download:

You can download a printable PDF copy of NYSUT's Hispanic Heritage poster—in English and Spanish—here online.

To order:

Send an e-mail to Reference project 514a-13 and include your name and mailing address.