Saturday, March 31st is Cesar Chavez Day, and we’re honoring his legacy by supporting the farmworkers who are continuing his battle today.
25 years after the death of Cesar Chavez, the fight for farmworkers’ rights is more urgent than ever, as threats of raids and mass deportations spread fear and uncertainty through migrant communities.
But farmworkers are not backing down, and we can help them. Here are 3 actions you can take today to support farmworkers:
2. Join Female Farmworkers In Their Fight Against Sexual Violence
Women working in the fields are becoming an increasingly prominent voice in the #MeToo movement. Now, they’re telling Wendy’s that #TimesUp, calling for a boycott until Wendy’s joins the Fair Food Program & protects farmworkers from sexual abuse.
3. Share Their Stories!
Sharing the firsthand stories of farmworkers is one of the most impactful ways to raise awareness and call action to the farmworkers movement this Cesar Chavez Day. Click through to read and share these powerful stories from Chasing the Harvest: