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National Farmworkers Awareness Week

From March 30-April 5th, 2008

Farmworker Awareness Week (FAW) is a SAF-called, nation-wide week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on their campuses and in their communities. Every year FAW takes place during the week of Cesar Chavez’s birthday, March 31st, to honor his legacy as a leader of the farmworker movement.

For more information visit the Student Action With Farmworkers website

Events on Campus are listed on the @TENNESSEE website

Sponsored by the Undergraduate Anthropology Association

Tuesday, April 1

Film screening of Morristown with a discussion led by Fran Ansley, Professor at UT’s College of Law and member of East TN Jobs with Justice

Location: John C. Hodges Lindsay Young Auditorium

Time: 7pm

Thursday, April 3

Film screening of Harvest of Shame

Location: John C. Hodges Media Room 253

Time: 7pm

Monday, March 31-Friday, April 4

Petition Signings for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to end modern day slavery

Location: UT Campus

Time: All day

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