The Farm Labor Organizing Committee is continuing the pressure on Reynolds to sign an agreement guaranteeing labor rights to tobacco farm workers. FLOC will have a major presence this year at Reynolds annual Shareholders meeting on Thursday, May 7. FLOC is asking for supporters to attend the shareholders meeting – either with your own share […]
Sign the Petition! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is urging supporters to sign a message for Wendy’s CEO Emil Brolick calling on Wendy’s to join their Fair Food Program, agree to pay a penny more for every pound of tomatoes picked, and commit to a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment, child labor, and […]
Some history behind the upcoming RJ Reynolds shareholders meeting, and why you’re needed! By Dave Austin I’ve recently watched documentaries on the 60s and 70s history of the civil rights movement, like the Freedom Riders campaign… in awe of the courageous organizers, leaders and everyday resisters. But I also felt a sort of […]
A mighty ¡Aplausa! to Bro. Mark Schroeder (pictured at podium), numerous other Franciscan brothers, NF NFWM Board member Carolyn Jaramillo, Carolyn’s friends, long time NFWM super supporter Kathryn Franger and Molly Jane Hammond for joining hundreds at the San Francisco Cesar Chavez day march & Board of Supervisor resolution vote. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors […]
We just mailed out our Spring newsletter that includes recent goings on with NFWM and the farm worker movement. Maybe you’re not on the mailing list yet or maybe you’d like some more copies to share with your friends and neighbors; Either way, it’s online and can be downloaded for free here!
The United Farm Workers have postponed the Gerawan workers actions set for April 7th in Washington DC. The DC City Council will be in recess due to the holidays. The actions – the picket line, march and press conference – will be re-scheduled. Please check back for updates.
Santiago Cruz was a Farm Labor Organizing Committee organizer both in the US and in Mexico who was brutally murdered at FLOC’s Mexico office in 2007. Santiago’s journey included leaving his home in Mexico post-NAFTA, crossing the border with a coyote then remaining in debt, organizing farmworkers, being detained then deported for not having a […]
This article was submitted by Suzanne Darweesh, Co-chair of the Orange County Interfaith Committee to Aid Farm Workers (OCIC). The National Farm Worker Ministry congratulates OCIC on their 50th anniversary! And we applaud the many people in the OCIC who over those years have advocated for farm worker justice with persistence and passion. On […]
Position Announcement Executive Director National Farm Worker Ministry National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) seeks a dynamic, passionate leader with demonstrated commitment to social justice for the position of Executive Director. ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW NFWM is a national faith-based organization committed to justice for and empowerment of farm workers. Since its organization in 1971, the ministry has […]
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