As part of the U.S. government’s campaign to reduce the stigma of AIDS,millions of taxpayer dollars have been allocated to groups that educate minorities about the deadly virus,including a nonprofit dedicated to helping illegal immigrant farm workers.
In fact,the Obama administration launched a special AIDS Hispanic/Latino Leadership Initiative to strengthen the reach—through public funding—of Latino organizations that increase awareness and knowledge in those communities. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently allocated $16 million to the “leadership effort” that is assured to “reach groups hardest hit” by the disease.
Among the recipients is Farm Worker Justice,a Washington,D.C.,nonprofit that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farm workers by improving their living and working conditions,health,immigration status,and access to justice. The group is a subsidiary of the powerful National Council of La Raza….