Farmworker Awareness Week
National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities. In 2019 we celebrate the 20th Annual National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day!
Farmworker Awareness Week: Free Speech Wall Display
March 25-31, 2019
Teaching and Learning Center Foyer, First Floor
Campaign raising awareness of workplace sexual violence against farmworker women.
Monday, March 25, 2019
Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
**Sponsored by the U of I Women's Center
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jose M. Hernandez, “From Migrant Farmworker to NASA Astonaut”
Our Farmworker Awareness Week signature event will feature Dr. José Moreno Hernández, an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. Hernández will share his inspiring journey — from the fields to outer space.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Bruce M. Pitman Center, International Ballroom
Voces del Campo (Voices from the Field)
Support Farmworker Awareness Week by watching performances gathered from local migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Themes vary from surviving interpersonal violence to empowerment through comunidad.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Bruce M. Pitman Center, Vandal Ballroom
National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge is a student-led health service learning initiative. U of I CAMP will be hosting a one-day blood drive. Sign up to help save a life today!
Friday, March 29, 2019
11:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
TLC Foyer (TLC 143 Lounge)
Long-sleeve Shirt, Hat & Glove Drive
Collected items will be donated to help Idaho farmworkers protect themselves against the dangers of sun and pesticide exposure.
Drop off Locations: ASUI (Idaho Commons, 3rd Floor), CAMP (NAMEC), Campus Christian Center, Center for Volunteerism and Social Action (Idaho Commons, 3rd Floor), College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (Ag Sci 106 lobby), CLASS Office (Administration Building, 1st Floor), Counseling and Testing Center (Forney Hall), International Programs Office (LLC Building 3), Niccolls Building, Office of Multicultural Affairs- Student Diversity Center (TLC 229), Student Recreation Center, and the Women’s Center (Mem Gym 109)
For more information please contact:
University of Idaho College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
Address: 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3030, Moscow, ID 83844-3030
Phone: 208-885-5173 | firstname.lastname@example.org | uidaho.edu/camp
Sponsors: U of I College Assistance Migrant Program, ASUI Cabinet, ASUI Student Activity Fee, CAMPOS, College of Agricultural & Life Science, College of Engineering, NASA idaho Space Grant Consortium, College of Science, Office of Equity & Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs & U of I Women's Center
For more information on National Farmworker Awareness Week please visit: farmworkerawareness.org