The SPLC would like to thank the many individuals and organizations who lent their time, space and expertise to the project, particularly the courageous women who agreed to tell their stories. This report would not have been possible without their cooperation. The following organizations provided invaluable assistance in helping our researchers find their way into the immigrant communities in their states:
Farmworker Association of Florida
Farmworker Legal Services of New York
Farmworkers Self-Help Inc.
InterCultural Advocacy Institute-Hispanic Outreach Center
Migrant Farmworker Justice Project of Florida Legal Services
Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center
Organización en California de Líderes Campesinas, Inc.
Redland’s Christian Migrant Association
The Lord’s Lighthouse Ministries (Ruskin, Fla.)
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Los Angeles District Office
Western North Carolina Workers’ Center - Trabajadores Unidos
Special thanks also to Adrienne Dervartanian, Jamie Kizzire, Maria Linda Ontiveros, Virginia Ruiz, Rosi Smith, and the supporters of the Southern Poverty Law Center.