Biography: 
Gerardo Reyes Chavez is a senior staff member and leader of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). Mr. Reyes Chavez is a farmworker himself, with over 6 years of experience working in the fields of Florida. As part of the CIW, Gerardo and his colleagues conduct worker-to-worker education sessions on human rights in the fields of farms participating in the CIW's groundbreaking Fair Food Program. Mr. Reyes Chavez's work at the CIW includes hosting daily radio shows on the CIW’s community radio station, leading weekly worker meetings, handling complaints of abuses in the fields, managing wage theft claims, and investigating cases of sexual violence and modern-day slavery.