José Gómez Farmworker Justice Day at Evergreen State College (4/15/15)

José Gómez Farmworker Justice Day

José Gómez Farmworker Justice Day


















This year’s annual Farmworker Justice day is a tribute to José Gómez. The events of the day are organized to bring farmworker voices to the Evergreen campus to educate and involve students and community members in the critical issues farmworkers face.

Morning Panel Discussion 10-12pm Library 4300

Remembrance of José Gómez will be led by Greg Mullins and Alice Nelson.

The morning panel will include Odilia Romero, with Frente Indígena de Organizaciones Binacionales; Rosalinda Guillen, with Community to Community Development;
Maru Mora Villalpanda, with Not One More Deportation and North West Detention Center Resistance;
Ramon Torres and others, withFamilias Unidas por la Justicia. The panel will discuss issues of labor and the border, as well as the local labor organizing farmworkers are engaged in at the Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Afternoon Workshops:
1:15- 2:30 – Supporting Local Struggles: How Organizations Collaborate- SEM II A1105 Ramon Torres FUPJ, Rosalinda Guillen C2C, Odilia Romero FIOB, and Maru Maro Villalpando, Latino Advocacy

2:30-4:00 Arts and Activism- SEM II B2105 – WWU Students for Farmworker Justice and the Evergreen Farmworker Solidarity Collective

Sponsored by:
Presidents Diversity Fund
Campus Food Coalition
Black Cottonwood Collective/TESC Farmworker Solidarity
Cultural Landscapes
Food Coevolution Community and Sustainability
Spanish Speaking World
Operating Manual Spaceship
EarthSOS: Working in Community CCBLA
Practice of Organic Agriculture
Making a Difference Doing Social Change
Current Economic and Social Issues

5-6pm ACTION – in planning by students

The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at Evergreen
Ayotzinapa Vive: A Panel Discussion with Caravana 43 & Libertad para Nestora/Freedom for Nestora Committee
Evergreen event:…
This panel will include members the West Coast Delegation of Caravana 43 & Libertad para Nestora Committee. Members of both these groups will speak and answer questions about their campaigns. Caravana 43 represents the parents of the 43 students kidnapped in late September in Guerrero, Mexico will be in Olympia to speak to about their children’s experiences and about the human rights violations occurring in Mexico.The parent’s visit to Olympia forms part of a national speaking tour

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