‘Fruit’ film highlights immigrant workers

November 25, 2013
Naj Wikoff – Correspondent, Lake Placid News
“After I Pick the Fruit” screened at the Keene Valley Public Library, Tuesday, November 18, 2013 to a full audience. The film was sponsored by the Central New York Chapter of the Civil Liberties Union. Quoted:
“After the screening Martha Swan, director of John Brown Lives! and Barrie Gewanter led a spirited discussion with the audience about issues raised, the importance of immigrant labor to the economic vitality of our region particularly as part of the dairy industry, and what people can do to lobby Congressman Bill Owens to move the Immigration Bill approved by the Senate to the floor of the House for a vote.”