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 2021 we celebrate National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day!
We present the following events at the University of Idaho
LONG SLEEVE SHIRT, GLOVE, MASK & HAT DRIVE
Dates: March 25-31, 2021
Collected shirts, gloves and hats will be donated to help Idaho farmworkers protect themselves against the dangers of sun and pesticide exposure. On Campus drop-off Locations: CAMP (Native American Migrant Education Center), Counseling and Testing Center (Forney Hall), Agricultural Science Building, Niccolls Building, Student Diversity Center (TLC 229), Vandalstore, Women’s Center (Mem Gym 109)
CESAR CHAVEZ BLOOD DRIVE
Friday, March 26, 2021 | Summit Room | 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
UI CAMP will be hosting a one-day blood drive. Stop by and help save a life!
VOCES DEL CAMPo | VOICES FROM THE FIELD
Sunday, March 28, 2021 | Live Event | 4 p.m.
Support Farmworker Awareness Week by watching performances gathered from local migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Themes vary from surviving interpersonal violence to empowerment through comunidad. Stories will be shared throughout the week and during live event.
Monday, March 29, 2021 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Summit Room
Campaign raising awareness of workplace sexual violence against farmworker women.
FAW VIRTUAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Teresa Romero, UFW President
Honoring the Unseen Essential Worker
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 | Zoom | 6 p.m.
Register here for Teresa’s Keynote.
Special thank you to the University of Idaho Farmworker Awareness Week Planning Committee.