Nearly 80% of farmworkers are male, and most are younger than 31.
Farmworker Awareness Week Events
Participate in an event in honor of farmworkers!
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North Carolina National Farmworker Awareness Week Events:
March 24 - Levante Youth Group & Duke Farmworker Class skill share at the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry,
March 24-29 - Pilgrimage for Peace & Justice @ Wilmington, Greenville, Goldsboro, Durham, Cary, Raleigh. Everyday! 9:00am-8:00pm.
March 25 - School supplies donation drop for migrant farmworker youth of the Levante Leadership Institute, screening of Harvest of Dignity film focusing on the lives and work of farmworkers in North Carolina, and panel discussion on NC farmworker issues with SAF student organizing alumni, 4:15pm NC State, Caldwell Lounge.
March 25 - Harvest of Dignity screening @ Duke in Social Psych 311, 8:00-10:00pm. The event is co-sponsored by Duke Students for Humane Borders
March 25 - ECU Sweet Potato Challenge and Bake Sale, 11am-2pm.
March 26 - Celebrate Farmworker Awareness Week at the Refectory Cafe, 2726 Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham. SAF's mural will be on display. 6:00-7:30 pm.
March 26 - FLOC actions at Pantry/Kangaroo convenience stores in the Triangle and other locations in the U.S.
March 26 - Pit Sit with petition, facts, and blood drive sign up and Sweet Potato Challenge on the Quad, UNC, 10am-2pm.
March 26 - Sweet Potato Challenge- Learn about farmworker issues @ Duke 12pm-4pm
March 26 - Harvest of Dignity screening at UNC School of Social Work, TTK 500, 12:30-1:30
March 28 - Loteria Night at El Centro Hispano, Durham 6pm-8:00pm
March 28 - Farmworker Solidarity Panel, UNC Murphey 116, 7pm.
March 28 - Open discussion on farmworker issues. ECU, Bates 1019, 6pm.
March 29 - Duke Divinity Lunch @ Duke University, 12:30pm-2:00pm
March 28 - ECU bake sale, tabling with information, 11am-2pm.
Throughout March - Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge @Duke, UNC & ECU. Duke Blood Drive March 26-28 from 11:30-4:30 in McClendon Tower, Level 5. ECU Blood Drive on March 26 on College Hill Drive, 12-6pm. UNC Blood Drive on March 28 from 10am-2pm, South Road.
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April 1 - Cesar Chavez Day of Service- Volunteer Work Day@ Episcopal Farmworker Ministry. Dunn, NC. 10am
April 1 - Presentation about Farmworker Issues to Spanish Club @ Meredith College, Martin Room 100.
April 2 - Food, Faith, and Farmworkers Panel: featuring Dr. Norman Wirzba, 12:30pm-1:30pm @ Duke Divinity School, 0012 Westbrook
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