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The mission of the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP), Ayuda para Trabajadores, is to improve working conditions for migrant and seasonal workers, including low-income farmworkers, landscapers, snow plowing workers, packinghouse workers, cannery workers, and meat and poultry workers and their families in Illinois. FLAP carries out this mission through outreach, litigation, community legal education, community education, referrals and partnering with other organizations to fight human labor trafficking. ... See MoreSee Less

Representatives from FLAP were happy to join with legal services agencies and law firms across Chicago to celebrate PILI and the support they lend to legal services community last night! ... See MoreSee Less

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Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project - FLAP shared Aileen Ocana's video.

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Alexandra Sossa, FLAP Executive Director first came to FLAP in summer, 2001. She has played an instrumental role in the success of FLAP. Through this project, she has educated low income clients of their rights, developed working relationships with various organizations in the northern and western counties of Illinois, and has helped employment attorneys providing legal assistance to a countless number of immigrants, migrant and seasonal workers in the area. Check out her interview with radio host of Amor 106.7, Aileen Ocana!
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Conoce tus derechos como trabajador! Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project - FLAP

Too often, immigrant, migrant, and seasonal workers in Northern Illinois, 99 % of whom are low-income and Latino, become victims of wage theft, have expenses deducted illegally from their pay; or are provided with substandard housing. ... See MoreSee Less

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FLAP appreciates the opportunity to serve the immigrants, seasonal and migrant community in Illinois, sharing our skills and expertise with people who otherwise would not have access to legal information and representation. Please call us with questions regarding Rights at Work, we are here to help. 815-909-0362 or 847-668-2114 ... See MoreSee Less

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The mission of the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP), Ayuda para Trabajadores, is to improve working conditions for migrant and seasonal workers, including low-income farmworkers, landscapers, snow plowing workers, packinghouse workers, cannery workers, and meat and poultry workers and their families in Illinois. FLAP carries out this mission through outreach, litigation, community legal education, community education, referrals and partnering with other organizations to fight human labor trafficking. ... See MoreSee Less

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FLAP staff are ideal presenters of Community Legal Education workshops because since 2001 they are knowledgeable and trusted by all classifications of workers throughout Northern Illinois.
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FLAP Summer Interns At the Consulado General de México en Chicago with our Executive Directos AlexandraSossa Flap taking the outreach and Community Education training. ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome to our summer Interns Alejandra Palacios and Antonio Rodriguez ... See MoreSee Less

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We are happy to welcome Antonio Rodriguez, who is one of three interns that will be joining FLAP this summer. He is the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project - FLAP summer Peggy Browning Fund. ... See MoreSee Less

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In 1996, Congress prohibited federally-funded legal services programs from filing class actions for, and representing, undocumented workers. This essentially left hundreds of thousands of low-income workers without access to free or affordable legal services. A group of individuals organized the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) in 1999 to help remedy this situation. Our Executive Director, Alexandra Sossa proudly continues with this mission and leads FLAP staff to do the same. ... See MoreSee Less

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WHITESIDE COUNTY RESIDENTS ****** FLAP appreciates the opportunity to serve the immigrants, seasonal and migrant community in Illinois, sharing our skills and expertise with people who otherwise would not have access to legal information and representation. Please call us with questions regarding Rights at Work, we are here to help. 815-909-0362 or 847-668-2114 ... See MoreSee Less

***BOONE COUNTY WORKERS***
Do you have questions regarding your Rights at Work? Call FLAP at 815-909-0362 or 847-668-2114. Since a 1996 ruling by Congress made the majority of immigrant, migrant, and seasonal workers ineligible for pro bono legal services under the law, FLAP is the only organization in Northern Illinois, and one of only a handful in the U.S., that seeks justice for these individuals at no cost to them regardless of their immigration status. Call us with your questions today!
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The mission of the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) -Ayuda para Trabajadores- is to improve working conditions for migrant and seasonal workers in Illinois, including low-income farmworkers, landscapers, snow plowing workers, packinghouse workers, cannery workers, and meat and poultry workers end their households. FLAP carries out this mission through outreach, litigation, community legal education, community education, referrals and partnering with other organizations to fight human labor trafficking. visit www.flapillinois.org to learn more about our organization. ... See MoreSee Less

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The population that FLAP serves are poorly educated, unfamiliar with local customs and legal procedures, and hesitant to complain about anything. Lee County Workers please call 815-909-0362 or 847-668-2114 with your questions.
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