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….