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The Illinois Migrant Council or "IMC" is a community-based non-profit organization with the primary mission of promoting employment, education, health, housing and other opportunities for migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFW) and their families to achieve economic self-sufficiency and stability.

Illinois Farmworkers
Illinois Farmworkers
Twenty-first century transformarions in the agricultural industry have affected Illinois' farm labor market. Just a few years ago there more more than 32,000 farmworkers in Illinois. More information

Family Services
Family Services
IMC’s one stop approach provides comprehensive services for the whole family including person to person contact at home, farmworker labor camps, or community sites. More information

Education
Illinois Farmworkers
IMC offers a range of educational services for migrant and seasonal families in Illinois to improve the passage from pre-school to post-secondary experiences. More information

Health Services
Illinois Farmworkers
IMC provides a wide range of employment and training services for Illinois' farmworketrs in its National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) authorized under the Workforce Investment Act. More information

Housing Services
Housing
Housing conditions for migrant laborers are frequently substandard. For seasonal farmworkers who do not live in labor camps, affordable housing is a critical need: local rents may be too high for low income farmworker families to manage. More information

Training
Illinois Farmworkers
Health disparities among Latinos, especially for farmworkers, are significant in Illinois. Many factors impede access to health providers and public health services. More information

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