National Farmworker Awareness Week

A Display in JFK's Secrist Gallery, March 29-April 7

National Farmworker Awareness Display in JFK March 29-April7

National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a week of action for community members to honor the important contributions done by farmworkers and raise awareness about the issues they face.

Part of EWU C.A.M.P.’s National Farmworker Awareness Week. Events include:

  • March 29 – April 7: Library Display | Secrist Gallery, JFK Library
  • March 29 – April 7: Long-Sleeve Shirt Drive Collection | PUB 2nd Floor
  • March 29 – April 7: Bandana Viewing Project | C.A.M.P. Department Offices, MON 203
  • April 10: Ceasar Chavez Blood Drive | 10 am – 3 pm | PUB NCR

This informational and cultural display details the history of farmworkers in our region. Library resources within the display include:

Migrant workers

Barefoot heart: stories of a migrant child

Defiant braceros: how migrant workers fought for racial, sexual, and political freedom

Corridors of migration: the odyssey of Mexican laborers, 1600—1933

From the jaws of victory: the triumph and tragedy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement

César Chávez: a brief biography with documents

The fight in the fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers movement

The union of their dreams: power, hope, and struggle in Cesar Chavez’s farm worker movement

The crusades of Cesar Chavez: a biography

A Dolores Huerta reader

Beasts of the field: a narrative history of California farm workers, 1769-1913

Grounds for dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican immigrants, and the California farmworker movement

Everyone had cameras: photography and farmworkers in California, 1850-2000

Dark sweat, white gold: California farm workers, cotton, and the New Deal

Harvest Wobblies: the Industrial Workers of the World and agricultural laborers in the American West, 1905-1930

Growing up Brown: memoirs of a Filipino American

 ¡Sí, ella puede!: the rhetorical legacy of Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers

Photographing farmworkers in California

The Devil’s fruit: farmworkers, health, and environmental justice

The migrant project: contemporary California farm workers

Food rebellions!: crisis and the hunger for justice

Slipping away: banana politics and fair trade in the Eastern Caribbean

Farmers of the golden bean: Costa Rican households, global coffee, and fair trade

Grain by grain: a quest to revive ancient wheat, rural jobs, and healthy food

Barnyards and Birkenstocks: why farmers and environmentalists need each other

From the farm to the table: what all Americans need to know about agriculture

Amber waves and undertow: peril, hope, sweat, and downright nonchalance in dry wheat country

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