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 24-31, 2017
We present the following events at the University of Idaho:
FARMWORKER AWARENESS WEEK- FREE SPEECH WALL DISPLAY
March 20-25, 2017 | Teaching and Learning Center Foyer 1st Floor
LONG SLEEVE SHIRT DRIVE
Shirts collected will be donated to help Idaho farmworkers protect themselves against the dangers of sun and pesticide exposure.
Drop off Locations: ASUI, Campus Christian Center, CAMP (NAMEC Building), Center for Volunteerism and Social Action, Counseling and Testing Center (Forney Hall), CLASS Office, Student Diversity Center (TLC 229), Student Recreation Center, Women’s Center (Mem Gym 109), Moscow Food Co-op (121 E. Fifth)
DANCE: GRUPO ZAFIRO
Saturday, March 25, 2017 | Pitman Center, International Ballroom | 9pm-1am
Ticket Price: $8 Pre-Sale, $10 at the Door
For Ticket information call: (208)885-5173
‘LOS VENDIDOS’ PLAY & VOCES DEL CAMPo
Monday, March 27, 2017 | Jansen Engineering Building 104 | 6pm
Play performance of "Los Vendidos" followed by a panel of students sharing their farmworking stories & experiences.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 |Idaho Commons, Aurora Room | 11am-1pm
Campaign raising awareness of workplace sexual violence against farmworker women.
*Sponsored by UI Women’s Center
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: FATIMA HERNANDEZ
Programs Director, United Farm Workers Foundation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Pitman Center, Vandal Ballroom | 7pm
Fatima Hernandez, Programs Director, United Farm Workers Foundation (UFW Foundation) supervises immigration legal services and public benefits programs, where she, along with her colleagues, have assisted thousands of immigrants through the naturalization, DACA, family petitions and many other services. An immigrant herself and daughter of farmworkers, she understands the daily struggles the immigrant community goes through day in and day out.
NATIONAL CESAR CHAVEZ BLOOD DRIVE CHALLENGE
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Teaching & Learning Center Foyer | 11am-4pm
The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge is a student-lead health service learning initiative engaging both on- and off-campus community organizations & individuals.
*Organized by CAMPOS
MOVIE: CESAR CHAVEZ
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Pitman Center, Borah Theater 2nd Floor | 7pm *Free Admission
*Sponsored by UI Office of Multicultural Affairs
For more information on National Farmworker Awareness Week please visit: farmworkerawareness.org
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