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January 6, 2014 | Blog Post

Teen Lobbies for Farmworker Protections

18-year-old Selena Zelaya of Mount Dora, FL, was one of about a dozen farmworker advocates who traveled to D.C. to lobby for farmworker protections against harmful pesticides. Selena’s mother and father are farmworkers and from a young age she began advocating on behalf of them and others. Selena shares why she is so committed to the fight for farmworker protections.

November 26, 2013 | Feature

Down to Earth: Defending the Endangered Species Act

Earthjustice’s Marjorie Mulhall, legislative counsel on the Policy & Legislation team located in our Washington, D.C., office, works with Congress and federal agencies to protect the Endangered Species Act and prevent legislative rollback of our legal victories.