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Como Vivimos (How We Live)

Season 12 Episode 6 | 1hr 12m 58s

In California’s Central Valley, hundreds of Latinx youth miss months of school annually, because they live with their families in one of the state’s farmworker housing centers. These subsidized apartments require families to move out each winter and relocate at least 50 miles away before being allowed to return in the spring. These cycles of displacement come at a high cost to families’ futures.

Aired: 06/12/24 | Expires: 07/13/24
Como Vivimos (How We Live)
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