Farmworker Awareness Week
National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is designed to push students and community members into action to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities. This year is the 17th annual National Farmworker Awareness Week to honor the important contributions farmworkers around the globe give to us every day.
March 21-31, 2016
Keynote Speaker Oscar Ramos
A former migrant worker from the age of seven, Oscar Ramos will discuss his 2015 documentary "East of Salinas," which focuses on the issues of migrant families and education.
Ramos will speak on campus 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in the Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public.
Ramos attended U.C. Berkeley and has been teaching in Salinas, Calif., for more than 20 years. He has been featured in The New York Times and on Univision and PBS.