Clipped From The Corpus Christi Caller-Times
2-C CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Ft!., Auj. 25, 1961 Project Students Work With-Migrants Friendship House is one of several projects in the 'area organized for the benefit o! the ini- grant worker. This summer, for ibÂ« first time Jn this area, a Student Work Project with Migrant Workers was conducted. The Student YWCA and YMCA of the Southwest Region and the Department of Migrant Ministry of the Texas Council .of Churches sponsored 10 college students who worked at the Migrant Labor Camp in Kobstown for two weeks, Aug. -19. \ ' - -- . Student Volroifeere The student volunteers for Hje-- preuet rc;:rc.=Kr.., r T--$ in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tex-' as. The purpose "of'fee project was to give college students? an opportunity to worjt wi tie and gain knowledge of tfee migrant", worker population in South Texas. The volunteers* work included many activities. Jn the rooming they did manual' labor at fee Labor Canip. such as pointing, decorating, landseap-p-g and carpcn- try. Evening Classes After the tench fareik the students had a short rest period be"?Q*-P tirpna Hi^g for tr^p evening's acfi^-ities These were arts Md STUDENT WOF T IFÂ»8 J5VJOTOTG SING-SONG AFTER LT7NCH crafts and remedial work classes ...seated, Jane f Se"r-rst, (1 to r) Mlhp Mosesman, Euben Renobato, Dianne c^^fa^v^'tat^T U ^S' rharlctte . PenfjÂ£ld sro-ap lead , OAB, worked on a. strictly vol- "This group effort has been a or cooking.classes and even in- er - struction in driver training on a 'V7cnaerful Opportunity' unteer basss Tliey each paid S25, wonderful opportunity for ail of limited scale for teenagers. to cover food and other items, atius.and the response from the "We had a few round table; tyesley Ccnrrur discussions relating to Â·problems j of the migrants, all of which have been enlightening," said Miss The group, vh'd, sta\ed at thejthe beginning of the 13-day pro- H-use in Robs-iject grant workers has been extremely rewarding,'' Miss Penfield said. of J.