IN WASHINGTON’S FIELDS

IN WASHINGTON’S FIELDS

An exhibition of interest with discussion panel and gallery tour:

David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, activist, and organizer. Much of his work focuses on farmworkers. While the people in his photographs are integral to the process of putting food on tables throughout the country, their importance is not often acknowledged. These photographs show the reality of people working in fields in central and western Washington, and in narrative text panels their voices tell the story of their struggle for justice.

University of Washington, Tacoma Seminar with David Bacon
Tuesday, February 11, 12:30-1:20 PM
UW Room BB 104
Free and open to the public

Discussion Panel:  The Fight in the Fields:  Migrant Workers Fight for their Rights in Washington State
Tuesday, February 11, 5:30-7:00 PM
Washington State History Museum
Free and open to the public

David Bacon, photographer
Rosalinda Guillen, director of Community2Community
Ramon Torres, president of Familias Unidas por la Justicia 
Vanessa deVeritch, Woodside UWT Associate Professor
Moderator:  Dr. Michael Honey, UWT Haley Professor of Humanities and Labor Solidarity Project Chair.

Gallery Tour with photographer David Bacon
Tuesday, February 11, 7:00-8:00 PM
Washington State History Museum
Free and open to the public

“Immigrant’s and worker’s rights can hardly be separated in today’s climate of racism and repression at the border and in the notorious detention centers of ICE in Tacoma and elsewhere. This exhibit and discussion are designed to shine a light on the continuing struggle of farm workers for a degree of dignity and justice.”Michael Honey

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