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Mission Statement

ROI creates and provides opportunities for farmworkers and other disenfranchised people to confront and overcome the barriers that systematically prevent them from gaining access to economic, educational, social, and political resources. We advocate for empowerment of and social justice for low income individuals, families; and promote responsible development of communities in which they live. We develop and operate programs, with guidance from low income individuals and communities, that create positive change for those we serve. The foundation of our organizations's comprehensive delivery system is a diverse, committed and skilled farmworker governed board of Directors and staff.

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Rural Opportunities, Inc., is a private, non-profit charitable purposes multi-state organization, providing a number of services including housing, housing development and rehab, community and small business development, employment and training, health and safety,and advocacy services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers, and other disadvantaged individuals and families and communities since it was founded in 1969. Services are provided in the following states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana.

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http://www.ruralinc.org

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