Gender equity activist, civil rights attorney and founder and president of Justice for Migrant Women Mónica Ramírez will deliver a keynote in honor of the University of Idaho’s Farmworker Awareness Week and Women’s History Month at 6 p.m. March 31, online.
Mónica Ramírez is a co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, or the National Farmworker Women's Alliance, and she created the first legal project in the U.S. focused on representing farmworker women in legal cases involving sexual harassment and other forms of gender discrimination. She has dedicated her life to ending gender-based violence and unjust treatment in the workplace, along with achieving gender justice, especially for the most marginalized women, including farmworkers, Latinas, and immigrants.
This event is hosted by the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) and the Women’s Center, and supported by the Office of the Provost, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, the College of Law, the Latino Law Caucus, and the City of Moscow Human Rights Commission. This event is also supported by Grant No. 2020-WA-AX-0036 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.