FILM: Una Mañana / In the Morning
From Director, America Valdes, a portrayal of the life of a day worker from interviews and shared experiences from workers at the newly-opened day worker center in Santa Cruz County. The center, located on 7th Avenue in the Live Oak area of Santa Cruz serves the entire county, striving to create a more just working environment for the jornalero (day worker) and migrant community. Men who are part of the center share their stories as migrants struggling to support their families. The film gives a glimpse into the life of those who are constantly being pushed into the margins of society.
(Spanish w English subtitles. 10 min. All ages)
Celebrating Success !The Day Worker Center celebrated its 6 year anniversary in 2019 and things just keep getting better. Employers are happy with the quality of work. And see the Sentinel's article from the first anniversary.