Lester Jones* is a 62-year-old legally blind senior who receives Social Security, Medicaid, and Food Stamps.
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Mary*, a single parent with two children, had debts of over $142,000 and kept falling further behind on her payments.
Phillip Major* and his spouse, the parents of three minor children, were both employed as independent contractors with a company that sold fixed rate utility bill plans door-to-door. Mr. Major and his spouse both lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 shut-down and fell behind on their rent.
Outreach in the Midst of COVID
In 2020 and 2021 LAWO modified its outreach efforts to ensure it provided agricultural workers information about their rights and how to protect themselves and their families in a COVID safe manner. We also provided information on COVID-19 and personal protection equipment to agricultural workers.