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Office of Multicultural Affairs
OMA@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 885-7716
fax: (208) 885-9494
TLC 230
875 Peremeter Drive MS 2439
Moscow, ID 83844-2439

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Cesar Chavez Celebration

The life and legacy of Mexican-American labor activist and community organizer Cesar Chavez is honored in March at the University of Idaho through an annual celebration sponsored by the College Assistance Migrant Program. This celebration has served as an excellent example of student initiative and has benefited from a rich history of student involvement.

Farm Worker Awareness Week

National Farm Worker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farm worker issues on our campuses and in our communities. In 2014 we celebrate the 15th Annual National Farm Worker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farm worker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day!

March 24-31, 2014

Farm Working Presentation & Sabor De la Raza Performance
Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Location: Idaho Commons Food court
Description: Presentation on farm work and dance performances by Sabor de la Raza

Campos At Idaho Blood Drive- National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm 
Location: TLC 143 Foyer (2nd Floor)
Description:  Donate blood at the University of Idaho CAMP Blood Drive! If you would like to donate blood make your appointment at www.inbcsaves.org! Use sponsor code: CAMPUOFI.

Through the Eyes of a Farmworker Interactive Display
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Idaho Commons Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms (1st Floor)
Description: Interactive display of the farm worker experience

Documentary: Rape in the Fields
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
Description: A new documentary reveals the hidden price many migrant women working in America’s fields and packing plants are paying to keep their jobs.  Sponsored by MAS.

Dance: Mestizo Musical 
Date: Friday, March 28 ,2014
Time: 9:00pm-1:00pm
Location: SUB New Vandal Ballroom
Description: Musical performance by Mestizo Musical.  $8 Pre-sale/$10 at the Door

Mariachi Huenachi Performance
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014
Time: 12:00 -1:00pm
Location: Idaho Commons Foodcourt 
Description: Mariachi performance by Wenatchee High School Students

Keynote Speaker: Gerardo Reyes, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Location: SUB Ballroom
Description: As part of Farm worker Awareness Week and as a follow-up for the University of Idaho Common Read, we are pleased to announce a keynote address by Gerardo Reyes, from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Reyes and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers were a central topic of Tomatoland.