Philanthropist Tom Steyers, center, holds one of more than 1,000 water bottles being given to farmworkers to help deal with the summertime heat, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Sacramento. Steyers and United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez, right, announced the collaboration between Steyers’ Next Gen and the UFW to provide farmworkers throughout the state with half-gallon bottles printed with information about workers’ rights and California laws aimed at preventing heat deaths.
Philanthropist Tom Steyers, center, holds one of more than 1,000 water bottles being given to farmworkers to help deal with the summertime heat, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Sacramento. Steyers and United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez, right, announced the collaboration between Steyers’ Next Gen and the UFW to provide farmworkers throughout the state with half-gallon bottles printed with information about workers’ rights and California laws aimed at preventing heat deaths. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
Philanthropist Tom Steyers, center, holds one of more than 1,000 water bottles being given to farmworkers to help deal with the summertime heat, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Sacramento. Steyers and United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez, right, announced the collaboration between Steyers’ Next Gen and the UFW to provide farmworkers throughout the state with half-gallon bottles printed with information about workers’ rights and California laws aimed at preventing heat deaths. Rich Pedroncelli The Associated Press
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