“We began to notice that the grower and supervisor would steal our wages by clocking us out for anything they could, like changing fields, waiting for equipment to come, or water breaks. Little by little, this added up and by the end of the season he had stolen thousands of dollars from our wages,” said […]
National Farm Worker Ministry is pleased to welcome our summer Ministerial Intern from Duke Divinity School – Patrick Webb. Patrick started with us in the Raleigh office on May 31st and will be with us until August 5th. Patrick’s main project is archiving the many Member Organization files which tell a big part of NFWM’s […]
Come out and support FLOC and farm workers! Rally at Reynolds May 5th at 10:00 AM Reynolds American Headquarters, 401 N. Main St, Winston-Salem followed by a March to Winston Square Park Join the National Farm Worker Ministry, FLOC, Triangle Friends of Farmworkers and allies at Reynolds American’s annual shareholders meeting to call on the […]
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The warm sun was bright and a cool breeze in the air made for perfect walking weather. Julie Taylor (NFWM’s Executive Director) put the mile march and public action ahead of us into context,” “Hear the plight of your people in the fields O Great Sower of seeds, Pruner of vines, Harvester of justice. Listen […]
March 24th kicked off the 17th annual observance of “Farmworker Awareness Week” focusing on farmworker lives (March 24-31). It is also the middle of Holy week bringing an end to the reflective season of Lent and moving us toward the Christian celebration of Easter. As farm worker supporters, we recognize the important place that faith […]
The NFWM Board encountered a bump in the road – or rather a very big snow pile – on the way to holding our bi-annual winter meeting scheduled for January 21-23, 2016 in Chevy Chase MD. Winter Storm Jonas (not related to our staff person Alexandria Jonas) barreled in and about half of the expected […]
Following the National Farm Worker Ministry’s endorsement of the Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) called boycott of Sakuma Bros., Driscoll’s berries and Häagen-Dazs strawberry ice cream, we have been urging farm worker supporters to sign postcards to the companies. We have thus far received postcards from 750 people of faith and conscience around the […]
NFWM is truly humbled and honored to work in solidarity with our farm worker partners and supporters. Here’s a snapshot of the year 2015 in review. We look forward to making 2016 a year to remember in the struggle for justice for farm workers! Artistic credit for icons included is here.
Icons included in NFWM’s 2015 Year End Highlights: “Affected Population” icon by OCHA Visual Information Unit “Orange” icon by Creative Stall “Stand Out” icon by Blake Thompson “Church” icon by Andre Rafael, BR “Building” icon by Creative Stall, PK All of the above icons come from The Noun Project
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