Avanza Latino: Interview with Diana Tellefon Torres

Diana Tellefson Torres is the executive director for the United Farm Workers Foundation. Under her leadership, the UFWF has provided resources and services to tens of thousands of farm workers, in addition to advocacy and civic engagement opportunities. Most recently, the UFWF has successfully worked to craft a bipartisan bill, called the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, to advocate for farm workers rights and provide a pathway to citizenship for those who are undocumented. It passed in the House with support from Democrats and Republicans, “We’re the sí se puede crowd,” beamed Diana. Watch to learn more about this inspiring Latina and how her leadership is changing agri-systems.