About the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is increasing the quality and quantity of investigative reporting in Wisconsin, while training current and future investigative journalists. Its work fosters an informed citizenry and strengthens democracy.

The Center is a founding member of the Institute for Nonprofit News, a group of nonprofit journalism organizations that conduct investigative reporting in the public interest.

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Alexandra Hall, the Wisconsin Public Radio Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow, interviews Guillermo Ramos at dairy farm in northern Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Ramos, who is from Mexico, has worked there for 17 years.