Please join us for our Farmworker Celebration Lunch & Walk, held at three locations across New York State on the weekend of Sept. 23-24!
We have three in-person lunch & walk locations. Join us for just lunch, just the walk, OR BOTH!
Can't attend the event?
- Sponsor a youth member or farmworker to attend
- Purchase an advertisement (the deadline for ads is September 1, 2023)
- Make a 'pay what you're comfortable' donation
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Saturday, September 23, 2023
Hudson River, Catskills
The Grail Campus - 125 Duncan Avenue, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
12-2 pm Lunch
3-4 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk - Art walk on our 44-acre campus nestled in the Hudson Valley
Co-Hosted by: Youth Arts Group (YAG) & Youth Economic Group (YEG)
Catered by Chef D, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America
Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by En Espanol Services
Asbury First Methodist Church - 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
12-2 pm Lunch
3-4 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk
3:45-5 pm Justice Organization of Youth, Fringe Fest, Theatre of the Oppressed performance, with Justice Music by renowned recording artist John Akers, a staple of the Rochester music scene for more than 30 years.
Co-Hosted by: Justice Organization of Youth (JOY)
Catered by Episcopal Senior Life
Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by Esperanza Roncero
Sunday, September 24, 2023
Sisters of St. Joseph - 1725 Brentwood Rd, Brentwood, NY 11717
1-3 pm Lunch
4-5 pm Farmworker Celebration Walk, Touring the Long Island Farmworker Cooperative’s greenhouse
Co-Hosted by: Voices of Long Island Youth (VOLIY)
Catered by The Garage Eatery
Spanish Simultaneous Interpretation by Analia Quispe
THE LUNCH PROGRAM WILL FEATURE:
A shared meal
Messages of hope from our honorees
Special musical guests
A connection with the programs of RMM
A kaleidoscope of photos and artwork from the RMM family
THE WALK WILL FEATURE:
A Tribute to New York State Farmworkers