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[b]UCD, Changing Face (Agenda) -- Napa Valley, October 5-7, 2000[/b]

Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural California
Focus on the Napa-Sonoma Valleys
Thursday-Friday, October 5-6, 2000
Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, UCD campus (tel 530-752-8111)

The purpose of this Changing Face workshop is to assess the prospects for migrants and their children who arrived in the Napa and Sonoma counties since 1990 to fill agricultural and farm-related jobs, and to examine the effects of 1996 immigration and welfare reforms on migration flows and integration prospects.

Participation is by invitation only, and there is a $125 registration fee, which includes meals and the field trip.

If you would like to participate, please contact Philip Martin at: The agenda and papers will be posted at: //

Thursday, October 5, 2000. Buehler Alumni Center, AGR Room

8-9AM Continental breakfast
9AM Welcome and overview.
Philip Martin, UC-Davis and Michael Fix, Urban Institute
9:15AM Immigration Patterns in the US and the Bay Area
Jeff Passel, Urban Institute
Elias Lopez, California Children and Families Commission
10:15 am Break
10:30AM Immigrant Integration Policies, Michael Fix, Urban Institute
Immigration, Welfare and Farm Labor, Philip Martin, UCD
11:00AM Break
11:15AM Immigration and Integration: Challenges and Opportunities, Bob Bach, Rockefeller Foundation
12:30PM Lunch
1:15PM Community Studies, Chair, Michael Fix, Urban Institute
Overview, Ed Taylor, UCD
Transnational Communities in the Napa Valley, Sandra Nichols, UCB
Discussant: Jim Grieshop, UCD
3PM Break
3:15PM Commodity Studies. Chair, Ed Taylor, UCD
Napa: Wine, Farm Workers and Housing, Philip Martin, UCD
Labor and Vineyards, Sue Hayes, Sonoma State
Discussant: Bert Mason, ALRB
4:15PM Ergonomics and Farm Mechanization, John Miles, UCD
Agricultural Ergonomics Research Center. Room 1338 Bainer Hall.
Slide show and lab tour.
7PM Drinks and BBQ Dinner outside Buehler
7:45PM Farm labor: A Pictorial History. Richard Steven Street, Stanford

Friday, October 6, 2000, Field Trip to the Napa Valley

8AM Depart for wine grape harvesting, hand and machine
11:30AM Lunch with community leaders at Calistoga Farmworkers Center, 3996 No. St. Helena Hwy, Judith Tiller and Angel Calderon, tel 707-942-9279 (on the right, off Hwy 29 just past Larkmead)
Speakers (to be confirmed = *):
Mark van Gorder, Jack Neal & Son, Inc., St. Helena
Pat Garvey, Flora Springs Winery
Kathryn Winter, Napa county supervisor
Fr. John Brenkle, St. Helena Catholic Church
Ruben Oropeza, Napa county environmental health supervisor*
Jenny Gomez, Napa Valley Housing Authority*
1:30PM Depart for Calistoga High School, 1608 Lake St, Calistoga, Karmen Loftis, tel (707) 942-6046
3:45PM Robert Mondavi, 7801 St Helena Hwy, Robin Nicola, tel 707-226-1395
5PM St. Supery, 8440 St. Helena Highway, Chris Parker, tel 707-963-4507
6PM Return to Davis
8PM Dinner at Hunan, 508-2nd St (2nd and D), tel 530-753-5174

The NAWS at 10: A Research Seminar
Saturday, October 7, 2000
IGA Conference Room, Shields Library, UCD Campus
The purpose of this seminar is to assess the usefulness of NAWS and other farm labor data for understanding changes in the farm labor market in the 1990s, and to determine the combination of data that is most useful for understanding farm labor in the 21st century. The seminar will include papers that examine NAWS and farm production data as well as health and enforcement data. If you would like to participate, please contact Philip Martin at:

The papers will be posted by September 25, 2000 at: //

Saturday, October 7, 2000

8-9AM Continental breakfast
9AM The NAWS: an overview of the data and trends: 1989-98, Daniel Carroll, DOL and Susan Gabbard, Aguirre International
9:30AM Changes in US and midwestern farm labor markets-NAWS and USDA Data, Wally Huffman, Iowa State
10AM Discussion
10:15AM Break
10:30AM Changes in the US farm labor market-H-2As and FLCs, Jack Runyan, USDA
11AM Changes in the California Farm Labor Market, Ed Taylor and Philip Martin, UCD
11:30AM Farm Worker Health Issues: the Cross-Sectional Health Survey, Don Villarejo, David Lighthall, Rick Mines, CIRS and Sherry Baron, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
12:30PM Lunch, Rick Mines, CIRS, The Evolution of NAWS
1:30PM Changes in the Florida Farm Labor, Bob Emerson, U of Florida
2PM Changes in the Mountain States and Pacific Northwest, Dawn Thilmany, Colorado State University
2:30PM Discussion
2:45PM Break
3PM Changes in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States, Jill Findeis and Janelle Larson, Penn State
3:30PM Using NAWS to Examine Enforcement and Other Issues, Belinda Reyes and Hans Johnson, CA PPIC
4PM Discussion
4:15PM Break
4:30PM The NAWS in the 21st Century, Don Villarejo, Rick Mines, Philip Martin
5PM Adjourn
7PM Dinner at Sudwerk, 2001-2nd St, Davis, tel 530-758-8700