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 2022 we celebrate National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions!
U of I Library Display (First Floor)
Tuesday, March 22 to Saturday, April 2
Long Sleeve Shirt, Glove, Mask and Hat Drive
Friday-Thursday March 25-31
Collected shirts, gloves, masks 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), Agricultural Science Building, Office of Multicultural Affairs- Student Diversity Center (TLC 229), U of I Library, VandalStore, Women’s Center (Mem Gym 109)
Cesar Chavez Blood Drive
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Friday, March 25, 2022 | TLC Lounge 143
U of I CAMP will be hosting a one-day blood drive, stop by and help save a life!
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Monday, March 28, 2022 | Idaho Student Union Building, Whitewater Room
Stop by to decorate a bandana and learn about this campaign raising awareness of workplace sexual violence against farmworker women.
6 p.m. | Monday, March 28, 2022 | Pitman Center, Borah Theater
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and CAMP for a screening of “Dolores”! Tabling by Movimiento Activista Social and Jessica Betancourt with the United Farm Workers.
Voces Del CAMPo | Voices From the Field
6 p.m. | Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | Pitman Center, International Ballroom
Support Farmworker Awareness Week by watching performances gathered from those who have personal experience with migrant and seasonal farmwork. Join us for stories, poetry and empowerment through comunidad.
FAW Virtual Keynote and Women's History Month Speaker: Monica Ramirez
6 p.m. | Thursday, March 31, 2022 | Zoom Webinar
Mónica is a co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, or the National Farmworker Women's Alliance, and she created the first legal project in the U.S. focused on representing farmworker women in legal cases involving sexual harassment and other forms of gender discrimination. She has dedicated her life to ending gender-based violence and unjust treatment in the workplace, along with achieving gender justice, especially for the most marginalized women, including farmworkers, Latinas and immigrants. Ms. Ramírez’s address is also supported by Grant No. 2020-WA-AX-0036 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice.
Sponsored by: U of I Women’s Center and Office on Violence Against Women Grant, AVP for Academic Initiatives, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences, City of Moscow Human Rights Commission, College of Law and the Latino Law Caucus
University of Idaho College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
Address: 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3030, Moscow, ID 83844-3030
Special thank you to the University of Idaho Farmworker Awareness Week Planning Committee.
For more information on National Farmworker Awareness Week please visit the NFAW website.