CWA & Legislators


CWA & Legislators


The items in this collection document CWA's attempts to educate urban legislators about the interests of farmers.

To learn more about the CWA and California legislators, visit the fourth exhibit, Organizational Structure and Development.

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Collection Items

"A Date with Agriculture"
"When members of the state Department of Food and Agriculture met in Indio recently at the invitation of board member Cherry Ishimatsu, Queen Schgeherazade Rachelle Munoz of Indio was on hand to distribute dates, donated by Sun World, to board…

Adopt A Legislator
Adopt A Legislator program in the works--Jerry Filando and Dan Rogers in Blythe.

Adopt A Legislator Program Description
Proposal for California legislators to participate in the CWA's Adopt A Legislator program.

"Legislator Lacks Pull With Cow He's Milking"
"Senator Ruben Ayala stood by the cow that helped him defeat Assemblyman Norman Waters in a milking contest."

"Trading Shoes, Exchanging Views"
The CWA's Legislation Committee organized the “Trading Shoes/Exchanging Views” event part of the Ag Day Breakfast program. Participants agreed to share time with a Farm Bureau Family, and in turn, invite their exchange partner to spend a day in their…

Cherry Ishimatsu and Governor George Deukmejian
Cherry Ishimatsu and Governor George Deukmejia pose in a photograph after the Governor gave a speech at a CWA event.

Ag. Commissioner of Riverside County and CWA Officers
State CWA President Lynn Skinner, Rober Howie, Ag. Commissioner of Riverside County and Shirley Butvidas, Coachella Valley CWA.

Governor George Deukmejian and CWA Members
Governor George Deukmejian poses with CWA founders after delivering a speech for the organization.

Governor George Deukmejian
CWA President Lynn Skinner gives Governor George Deukmejian a ribbon.
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