Digital Media
CAMINOS
Producer: Juan Carlos Zaldívar
Genre: New Media
Program Length: 4 Episodes/5-10 Minutes
Premiere Date: June 17, 2013 on WorldChannel.org
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The video modules that make up CAMINOS were shot along the “immigrant trail.” They explore the root causes of migration from Mexico to the United States as told by immigrants, their families and community leaders working to alleviate immigration, migration and food related issues.

Episode 1: NAFTA & Why People Are Leaving Mexico
This is a short video about the effects of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) on the local economies of towns across the United States and Mexico.

Episode 2: Food Sovereignty
This is a short video exploring the concept of Food Sovereignty, which claims for the democratization of the food system, where people (not corporations) decide how and what foods are needed and grown.

Episode 3: Why are food cooperatives important?
This is a short video highlighting how farmer cooperatives can help small farmers to weather the financial storm created by free trade agreement that favor the global market over local economies and highlighting how cooperatives can circumvent the limitations of government subsidies that small farmers would otherwise not be eligible for.

Episode 4: Why are migrant worker centers important?
This is a short video highlighting how migrant worker centers can help the living standards of migrant workers while also serving local communities across the United States by protecting local markets that depend on the migrant worker labor force.

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