“Children Working in the Field”s is one of the themes for Farmworker Awareness Week 2013. Children of migrant farmworkers begin working in the fields at very young ages. They work extremely long hours under very dangerous conditions. To learn more about this issue you can visit: afop.org, ncfield.org, thesame.ca

Children farmworker quotes and statistics were provided by AFOP Report “Children at Work: A glimpse into the lives of child farmworkers in the United States.”

Video by Rosaria Nowhitney.

Videos created by undergraduate students in the spring 2013 course DOCST 332S "Farmworkers in North Carolina: Roots of Poverty, Roots of Change," in collaboration with Student Action with Farmworkers (saf-unite.org). National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities. In 2013 we celebrate the 14th Annual National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day!

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