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Fall Break Immersions

Rural Immersion

This Immersion will be offered Fall Break 2024.

Explore issues of immigration and agriculture in Washington’s Yakima Valley. Learn about sustainable farming practices, the realities of the United States’ immigration system, and the challenges for undocumented and migrant farmworkers. Also, learn more about the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, the original caretakers of the land where this immersion takes place, as well as the descendants who continue to live in the Yakima Valley today. Learn more about experiences of past participants on the Rural Immersion blog.

Contact: Rural.Immersion@up.edu

Immersion Coordinators: TBA

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