Patterson, a town in California’s Central Valley, has mostly been known as the “apricot capitol of the world.” But today, drive into town and you’ll see an expanding cluster of low and flat buildings: warehouses. With the rise of e-commerce across the country, the need for warehouses has also risen. By 2024, the industry will employ nearly 4.8 million people. And about 40 percent of young people working in warehouses are Latino. Latino USA visits a high school using virtual reality and a mock warehouse to train students for the warehousing industry —and explores— are these jobs of tomorrow, good jobs?
Also, an interview with Ana María Archila —the woman who confronted Senator Flake—, and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.