National Farmworker Ministry Presents: Farmworker Awareness Video Night

Published Jimmy - Sun, 03/28/2010 - 9:18pm

The National Farmworker Ministry (NFWM) will present 3 short videos in honor of Farmworker Awareness Week 2010, which is officially March 28-April 3.

“Viva La Causa”: Tells the story of the origins of the contemporary farmworkers’ movement in the U.S. with the grape boycott. NFWM will have a petition on hand for audience members to sign to make Cesar Chavez's birthday a holiday.

"Children in the Fields": This short video shows some of the conditions faced by the children of farmworkers. NFWM will have a petition on hand for folks to sign to change labor laws that affect farm worker children.

The third video will be a 20 minute PBS special on the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a community organization that fights for farmworkers’ human rights in Immokalee, FL.

WHEN: Monday, April 5th @ 8pm
WHERE: Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main St.
COST: $3-5 donation requested

Mon, 04/05/2010 - 8:00pm
$3-5 donation requested