Vermont illegal immigrant advocacy group wins $150,000 grant – Seven Days

The new CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation is the founder of the group that has given $150,000 to Migrant Justice, an advocacy group for Vermont illegal immigrant farm workers.

"The grant was announced Wednesday by the Workers Lab, which invests in experimental ways to empower working people. Migrant Justice was among five winners selected from more than 200 applicants for the lab's Fall Innovation Fund challenge. Will Lambek, a Migrant Justice organizer, said the grant award is a "testament to the work that immigrant dairy workers in Vermont have done to create, fight for and implement this program that’s now transforming the industry."

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