From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: See how you can organize to bring the film to your city, school, or place of worship this fall! As many readers of this site already know, the documentary Food Chains, which chronicles the CIW’s battle for Fair Food and the issue of farm labor exploitation around the country, will be opening […]
From the United Farm Workers: New 28-page complaint from ALRB chief prosecutor details Gerawan’s ‘intensive and ongoing’ drive since 2012 to prevent workers from ‘ever’ winning a union contract Decertification leader Sylvia Lopez’s anti-union role began before starting work at Gerawan in June 2013; complaint details that she missed 75 percent of work over the […]
From our friends at the Presbyterian Hunger Program: U.S. FARMWORKERS AND PALESTINIAN FARMERS SHARE 2014 FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PRIZE Honorees Represent Communities Defending Their Human Rights to Food in the Face of Policies of Land and Water Grabbing, Migration, and Militarization DES MOINES, IA — The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is honored to name the Union […]
The Board and staff of the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) honor the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Jon Regier. Jon Regier passed away on September 2, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina at the age of 92. Jon Regier was far more than a friend to and supporter of the National Farm […]
The weekend of August 15-16, 2014, National Farm Worker Ministry staff, board members and guests gathered at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina for the 2014 Summer Board Meeting. On Friday morning, board members held a short service of blessing for the new national office now located at 112 Cox Avenue in Raleigh. Following the […]
In recent years, the leadership of National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) saw fit to respond to the need of many 40+ year old nonprofit ministries in the U.S. and begin thinking about the future of the movement. How would we transmit our rich history to the next generation? Valuable time and energy was soon put into […]
A Message from the Pesticide Action Network: Speak up for farmworkers Let’s make sure EPA implements better rules to protect farmworkers in the field.Submitt your comment before August 18. Will you take a few minutes to tell EPA directly why this issue matters to you? Put it in your words » It’s important for policymakers […]
I worked for years in the anti-human trafficking field. One thing I learned during that time is that most of the tactics used by traffickers are next to impossible to prosecute. Intimidation and manipulation in many cases are not illegal. Intimidation and manipulation, simply put, are not likely to get you thrown in jail. Intimidation […]
On July 26th Members of British Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan participated in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions for farm workers. The delegation of statesmen visited farms in the supply chain of various manufacturers – with particular attention to the supply chains of Reynolds and British […]
A Message from the EFI: At the core of the Equitable Food project is the EFI Standard: it establishes measures for working conditions, pest management and food safety. When a farm has achieved the certification for the EFI Standard, it means it has met rigorous standards for these three areas; it also means it can use […]
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