Remembering Teresa DeAnda:
Passionate advocate for San Joaquin Valley's farming communities
March 4, 1959 - October 27, 2014
Today marks one year since the passing of CPR's Central Valley Coordinator Teresa DeAnda. Teresa was a force to be reckoned with, fighting fearlessly and passionately for California's farmer workers and rural families threatened by pesticide exposure. More about Teresa's remarkable life and work is
Teresa's legacy lives on in her family and especially her daughter Valerie Gorospe, who continues her mother's work as an advocate and organizer with the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment in Kern County.
Teresa continues to inspire us all by the example of her courage, tenacity, energy and wit. She is deeply missed.