Dear NFWM Friends and Supporters, I am writing to announce that Executive Director Rev. Lindsay Andreolli-Comstock will be leaving her position with the National Farm Worker Ministry as of February 2, 2015. The Executive Committee accepted Lindsay’s resignation and we are now carrying out a succession plan. I am pleased to announce that Susan Alan […]
A Message from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: SPRING ACTION ANNOUNCED! Join CIW for Fair Food Parade, Concert on March 21st! “…we are going to continue to stand up for what is right. Fear not, we’ve come too far to turn back… we are not afraid and we shall overcome.” — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King […]
A Message from the UFW: Ag Commissioner’s investigation claims Gerawan violated the law by failing to warn workers of pesticides. Take Action Now! This is the scene described to us by a worker in the peach orchards of Gerawan—which sells its products under the Prima label. “As soon as we entered the block we smelled […]
Specialty Grocer to Join CIW’s Fair Food Program, Increase Purchases from Participating Florida Growers in Support of Groundbreaking Human Rights Initiative IMMOKALEE, FL (January 7, 2015) – The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Greensboro, N.C.-based The Fresh Market are proud to announce their national partnership to support fair farm labor conditions and verifiable, worker-driven social […]
Since August of 2013, I have been privileged to serve as the representative for the Society of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) to the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) Board of Directors. The RSCJ community publishes a monthly Update with news of the communities and the leadership. For November, NFWM’s Harvest of Justice logo and Cesar […]
On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, twelve representatives from the Religious Leaders for Tobacco Farm Worker Justice coalition met with John “Tripp” Wilson and Ronald Wright from Reynolds American Tobacco at Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina. This first ever meeting was occasioned by a July 2014 letter from religious leaders to […]
In September, National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) and the Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA) announced the launch of a nationwide logo competition for young adults. We were looking for artistic young people willing to create original logo images that expressed the work of National Farm Worker Ministry and its partners. These images would be used throughout the year (and years to […]
From Farmworker Justice: Washington, DC – Farmworker Justice applauds President Obama for taking action to address our broken immigration system. Farmworker Justice has been helping farmworker organizations advocate for a more just immigration system because immigration policy has profound impacts on farmworkers, their families and their communities. The President’s administrative relief for certain undocumented immigrants […]
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