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Farmworker Awareness Week: Action & Advocacy


On this page you'll find campus, local and national resources and organizations dedicated to the wellbeing of farmworkers and their families. Also included are ways you may engage more closely with farmworker advocacy and take action.

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Donate food

Due to low wages, many farmworkers in Colorado and across the U.S. can't afford to feed themselves and their families.

Local organizations including Weld County Food Bank, East Denver Food HubFrontLine FarmingFood Bank of the Rockies, and the Project Protect Promotora Network work to connect farm workers with produce and other groceries. 

Donate winter clothes

The first annual Project Protect Winter Coat Drive was in 2022 in response to Colorado farm workers asking for winter clothes to endure the cold conditions. See Project Protect's website for information on future coat drives.

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Learn about food justice in Colorado

Nourish Colorado is one organization working towards a more equitable and resilient food system. They have an abundance of educational resources, including The Forgotten History of Farm Workers and Recent Steps Toward Food Justice in CO.

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Read more about how to support farmworkers

This article by Sonia Gutierrez of Rocky Mountain PBS includes links to additional educational resources and outlets for action. 

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Learn about laws protecting farmworkers in Colorado

In Colorado, the state senate passed Bill 087, also known as the Farmworker Bill of Rights, in 2021. Read a summary of the bill, see its history from introduction to passage, and read the the full text.

Questions about legal protections for farmworkers?

Your librarians can help you learn more about laws related to labor rights, immigration, and more! See the Laws & Regulations research guide here or email to make a research appointment.