Category Archives: Social Services
Workshops designed towards aiding people prepare their income taxes.
Thai CDC’s very own Directing Attorney, Panida Rzonca is shown in this Thai news clip assisting victims from the Global Horizons case receive settlement funds from the US EEOC settlement. Thai CDC was contracted by the EEOC to provide claims processing services including delivering funds to hard-to-reach populations in rural areas of Thailand. This Continue Reading
Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council (A3PCON) Asian Pacific Islander (API) Human Trafficking Task Force Hosts a Press Conference
January 13th, 2016 at 10:30 am at the Thai Community Development Center Speakers Include: Aniwat Khadphab, API Survivor Chancee Martorell, Executive Director, Thai Community Development Center Connie Chung Joe, Executive Director, Korean American Family Services Captain Merrill Ladenheim, LA Sheriff’s Department Human Trafficking Bureau The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON), a coalition of Continue Reading
Los Angeles— City Attorney Mike Feuer will hold a community forum for the Los Angeles Thai Community on Monday, October 26, 2015. “Connecting with our neighborhoods to improve public safety is one of my top priorities,” said Feuer. “I encourage all residents to come out to the forum, share concerns and discuss with us how Continue Reading
Thai Community Development Center’s Executive Director and a Thai Trafficking Survivor Invited to President Obama and First Lady Arrival Ceremony for His Holiness Pope Francis Holy See at the White House
Washington, D.C. – The Thai Community Development Center’s Executive Director, Chanchanit Martorell and a Thai trafficking survivor from the El Monte Thai Garment Slavery Case, Rotchana Sussman, were invited by the White House to attend the Arrival Ceremony for His Holiness Pope Francis Holy See held by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Continue Reading
Road to Freedom: A Journey of Resilience and Hope ~ A Month of Reflection and Forging a Vision for the Future
Dear Friends and Colleagues, We want to thank you for your support, contributions, and participation in the Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the El Monte Thai Garment Slavery Case, “The Road to Freedom: a Journey of Resilience and Hope”. Without the work that you do and your contributions, our events would not have been Continue Reading
The Asian Pacific Community Fund featured Thai CDC in their newsletter! Check out the newsletter article on our work here.
Justice has finally been achieved for 500 Thai farmworkers from our EEOC vs Global Horizons Case yesterday! Four farms agreed to a settlement totaling $2.4 million. EEOC’s Public Relations representative, Christine Park-Gonzalez, stated, “Congratulations. Because of your (Thai CDC) efforts, the claimants feel redeemed. It is because of you and your staff that these cases Continue Reading
On Cesar Chavez Day, we celebrate another victory in the fight for justice for migrant farm workers. The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii Judge Leslie Kobayashi has found that Thai farm workers brought to the US as part of the largest human trafficking case in our nation’s history did experience “disparate Continue Reading
THAI CDC AND THAI FARMWORKERS RESPOND TO DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE SETTLEMENT REACHED BY EEOC ON FARMWORKER NATIONAL ORIGIN LAWSUIT
Thai Farm Workers Were Subjected to Discrimination on Hawaii Farm LOS ANGELES — Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the country’s leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed in Hawaii against its Hawaii subsidiary by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced on Continue Reading