Farmworker Awareness Week
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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 2018 we celebrate the 19th Annual 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 DRIVE
Collected shirts will be donated to help Idaho farmworkers protect themselves against the dangers of sun and pesticide exposure.
Drop off Locations: CAMP Office, ASUI (Commons 302), The Center (formerly Campus Christian Center), Center for Volunteerism and Social Action (Commons 301), Counseling and Testing Center (Forney Hall), CLASS Office (Admin 112), Office of Equity & Diversity (Admin 201), OMA Student Diversity Center (TLC 229), Student Recreation Center, and Women’s Center (Mem Gym 109), Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse, Wallace Basement, Tower 1st Floor, LLC 24 Hour Desk
FARMWORKER AWARENESS WEEK- FREE SPEECH WALL DISPLAY
March 25-31, 2018 | Teaching and Learning Center Foyer 1st Floor
‘LOS VENDIDOS’ PLAY & VOCES DEL CAMPo
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Janssen Engineering Building 104 | 5:30 pm
Play performance of "Los Vendidos" followed by a panel of students sharing their farmworking stories & experiences.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Idaho Commons, Clearwater Room | 11 am – 1 pm
Campaign raising awareness of workplace sexual violence against farmworker women.
*Sponsored by UI Women’s Center
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Pitman Center, Borah Theater | 5:30 pm
*Sponsored by UI Office of Multicultural Affairs & Idaho Colony of Kappa Delta Chi
NATIONAL CESAR CHAVEZ BLOOD DRIVE CHALLENGE
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Teaching & Learning Center Foyer | 11:15 am - 4:30 pm
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.
To sign up click here:
*Organized by CAMPOS
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: BOBBY GAYTAN
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Pitman Center, Vandal Ballroom | 5:30 pm
Bobby Gaytan was born in Nampa, Idaho. He grew up as a migrant farmworker where he constantly moved throughout the U.S. to work in the fields. He was introduced to graffiti and art as a young adult and eventually pursued an artist career. He attended Boise State University and earned a BFA degree in Graphic Design.
PAINT NIGHT with BOBBY GAYTAN
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 8 pm
*Limited seating available, to reserve your spot, email: [email protected]
DANCE/BAILE: GRUPO ZOLARIZ
Saturday, March 31, 2018 | Pitman Center, International Ballroom | 9 pm-1 am
Ticket Price: $8 Pre-Sale, $10 at the Door
For more information please contact:
University of Idaho College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
Address: 111 Perimeter Drive, MS 3030, Moscow, ID 11111-3030
Phone: (111) 111-5173 | Email: [email protected] | Web: divinedestinations.info/camp
Sponsors: College Assistance Migrant Program, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of Art & Architecture, ASUI Student Activity Fee, Office of Equity & Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, CAMPOS, Idaho Colony of Kappa Delta Chi, & UI Women's Center
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