The Latino Outreach Coordinator (LOC) advocates for the needs of farmworkers with disabilities. The LOC networks with farmworker-serving organizations, including state AgrAbility projects, attends and makes presentations at events that support farmworkers, and assists in developing culturally appropriate resources for farmworkers.
Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, LCSW, is the founder and director of Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue University. Ms. Nicoletti-Martinez has been an advocate for Latinx immigrant and farm worker communities for more than 25 years. She was recently awarded the 2021 National Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service for her work with the migrant farm worker community. Ms. Nicoletti-Martinez was named National Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers in 2018 and awarded the 2017 Indiana Social Worker of the Year.