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Kelly Merchán is a communications specialist in the Department of Global Development. She highlights the department’s impactful work at home and abroad through storytelling, web copy, social media and internal communications. She also serves as the communications specialist for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement. She believes that information is a powerful tool that can ignite positive change in communities around the globe.
A volunteer shows off one of his handsewn masks.

Cornell Farmworker Program Mobilizes Protections for NY Farmworkers

By Kelly Merchan / July 20, 2020

Supporting NY farmworkers with masks, COVID-19 information and Q&A with Mary Jo Dudley.   More than 55,000 farmworkers across New York play critical roles sustaining the local and global food supply. Many of these essential workers – who often live in close quarters and work side by side – have continued to work without face…

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