For the fifth year in a row, the Warwick Area Farmworker Organization Summer Enrichment Program or farmworker children is operating out of the Pine Island Elementary School in Pine Island, New York. The program known as Dulce Esperanza (Sweet Hope_ will begin on June 28, 2021 and run for seven weeks. The intention of the […]
The Warwick Area Migrant Committee is currently accepting candidates for consideration of the following positions for our 2021 Summer Enrichment Program: Certified Teachers Summer Interns Outreach Worker If you are interested in applying, you can read more about each position and find out how to apply on our Careers page found here.
The 2020 Dulce Esperanza Summer Program was a successful one despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This success was due to the support of our volunteers, partners, and donors. There is is no way we could have helped so many children in need this year without your support and hard work. In […]
Friday, August 14, 2020 marked the end of the seven-week summer enrichment program named Dulce Esperanza (Sweet Hope), a program of the Warwick Area Migrant Committee. This program provided enrichment activities for up to eighty-five children from farmworker families this summer. Most of the parents work in black dirt farms and packing houses. Four thousand […]
Last week the was the first week of Warwick Area Migrant Committee Dulce Esperanza Summer Enrichment Program for the 2020 summer session. Though we have had to adjust how the program is delivered due the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and the guidelines set by New York State for programs such as ours in response to that […]
The Warwick Area Migrant Committee (WAMC) Summer Enrichment Program has also been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns about having 85 children in one location has led us to rethink the Summer Program this year. After consulting with our public health officials, we have decided to bring the Dulce Esperanza Summer Program to the camps […]
The children in the Warwick Area Migrant Committee Summer Enrichment Program are getting excited that summer is approaching. They are getting their favorite toys ready for grand adventures and are looking forward to playing outdoors with friends both new and old!
The Warwick Area Migrant Committee (WAMC) Summer Enrichment Program in years past has annually planted a summer garden through a cooperative effort of students, parents, and program volunteers at the Pine Island Elementary School in Pine Island, New York. The Summer Program is hosted as this school each year and provides educational enrichment opportunities for […]
The Northern Star Quilter’s Guild kindly donated the annual proceeds from their quilt to the Warwick Area Migrant Committee Dulce Esperanza Summer Enrichment Program. This donation was done in memory of Sister Barbara, a long-time member of the Quilters Guild and member of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion. Thank you to the Northern Star […]
On Wednesday; October 16, 2019 the Warwick Area Migrant Committee debuted its new documentary film “Dulce Esperanza, WAMC at Sixty”. The video was produced by Grandvue Productions and filmed under the direction of John Borst. The documentary covers how the need for migrant farm workers’ help was needed in harvesting and maintaining the crops starting […]