“Si no van a la escuela van acabar como burros.”

In Salinas, she worked as a babysitter for three children where she cooked and cleaned. Ms. Ramirez earned fifty dollars a week for her assistance and Sundays were her only days off. After a year of helping another family, she came to Los Angeles.

Not Just a Man’s Job

Jornalera takes care of family through her hard work and optimism.