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Author: Zaydee Sanchez

Zaydee Sanchez is a Mexican American visual storyteller, documentary photographer, and writer from Tulare, California, in the San Joaquin Valley. She seeks to highlight underreported communities and overlooked narratives, with a focus on labor workers, gender, and displacement. Zaydee is an International Women's Media Foundation grantee and a 2021 USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Fellow. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera, High Country News, Palabra, National Geographic, NPR, and more. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

Co-published with The Wall Street Journal. Farmworkers in California’s Salinas Valley work with pesticides tied to illnesses, including some cancers.

Co-published with Mother JonesAfter historic flooding, the California migrant farming community is trying to recover—even if help from FEMA is scarce.

Co-published with High Country NewsCalifornia farmworkers and their advocates walked 335 miles to the state’s capitol in support of voting protections.

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