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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 2. CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS [12001 - 12790]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

CHAPTER 9. Community Services Block Grant Program [12725 - 12790]

  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 4, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 7. Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Programs [12765 - 12768]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 4, Sec. 3. )

12765.
  

The purpose of this article is to assist migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families to achieve a greater degree of self-sufficiency within or outside the agricultural industry, or both, including, but not limited to: skills training and increasing employment stability; economic development activities that will continue to provide grantees with revenue to provide necessary services to the farmworker poor; and program assistance services, as specified in Section 12767, with highest priority given to the support of program activities with the greatest potential for successfully promoting self-sufficiency.

(Added by Stats. 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 4, Sec. 3. Effective October 18, 1983. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

12767.
  

Programs assisted under this article may include projects or activities to do any of the following:

(a) Meet the immediate needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families, such as day care for children and elderly persons, education, health services, improved housing and sanitation, including the provision and maintenance of emergency and temporary housing and sanitation facilities, legal advice and representation, and consumer training and counseling, and assistance in processing applications for legalization and citizenship.

(b) Promote increased community acceptance of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.

(c) Equip unskilled migrant and seasonal farmworkers and members of their families, as appropriate, through education, training, and developmental programs to meet the changing demands in agricultural employment brought about by technological advancement and economic exigencies, and to take advantage of opportunities available to improve their well-being and self-sufficiency by gaining regular or permanent employment or by participating in available federally assisted employment or training programs.

(d) Provide such other services as are permissible under Section 12745 with specific focus on the needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1436, Sec. 17. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

12768.
  

Migrant and seasonal farmworker entities funded by the department shall coordinate their plans and activities with other eligible entities funded by the department to avoid duplication of services and to maximize services for all eligible beneficiaries.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 46, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 2008. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

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