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 2015 we celebrate the 16th Annual National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to our daily lives.
Long Sleeve Shirt Drive
Dates: March 24, 2015 - March 31, 2015
On Campus Drop-Off Locations: ASUI Office, Native American Student Center, Student Diversity Center & Women's Center Description: Providing farmworkers with long sleeve shirts collected, to better protect themselves against the dangers of pesticide exposure and heat stress.
Documentary: Food Chains
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Location: Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 South Main Street, Moscow, ID
Description: Food Chains explores the exploitation of farm workers in the agriculture industry in the United States, the complicity of government and corporations in perpetuating human rights abuses, and the role consumers can play in ending some of the most egregious human rights violations within our borders. FREE ADMISSION! Sponsored by: MAS & OMA
Dance: Corazones Salvajes
Date: Saturday, March 28 ,2015
Location: University of Idaho, Memorial Gym, Room 210, 1001 University Avenue, Moscow, ID
Description: Musical performance by Corazones Salvajes
Tickets: $8 Pre-sale/$10 at the Door
UI CAMP Blood Drive- National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
Date: Monday, March 30, 2015
Location: University of Idaho, Teaching & Learning Center Foyer, 2nd Floor, Moscow, ID
Description: 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. Everyone is welcome to join us in helping save lives. If you would like to donate blood make your appointment at www.inbcsaves.org! Use sponsor code: CAMPUOFI.
Keynote Speaker: Yazmin Garcia Rico, Youth Director, Student Action with Farmworkers
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Location: University of Idaho, Pitman Center (formerly the SUB), International Ballroom, 709 Deakin Avenue, Moscow, ID
Description: As part of Farmworker Awareness Week, we are pleased to announce a keynote address by Yazmin Garcia Rico, from Student Action with Farmworkers. Yazmin also serves as National Farmworker Awareness Week Coordinator.
Sponsors: College Assistance Migrant Program, Division of Diversity & Human Rights, Movimiento Activista Social & the Office of Multicultural Affairs
For more information please visit our National Farmworker Awareness page at: www.farmworkerawareness.org