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 […]
At the corner of International Street in the border town of Nogales, Mexico, a bullet-ridden wall serves as the backdrop to a roadside memorial. The memorial marks the spot where a young boy lost his life at the hands of the Border Patrol. On October 10, 2012, 16-year-old Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was shot and […]
From the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: In July, members of the UK Parliament, Hon. James Sheridan and Hon. Ian Lavery, were invited by the FLOC to visit North Carolina and witness firsthand the abuses and the conditions in NC tobacco fields. North Carolina tobacco workers plant, harvest, and process tobacco for multinational tobacco companies such as […]
For Immediate Release: Raleigh, North Carolina 11/4/14 – National Farm Worker Ministry announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” says Rev. Lindsay Andreolli-Comstock, Executive Director of National Farm Worker Ministry. “We are […]
A Message from the CIW: From 2001 to 2010, CIW members traveled the country with the Campaign for Fair Food, educating consumers about the human rights crisis that had plagued Florida’s fields for generations. Like farmworkers everywhere across the United States, workers in Immokalee faced abuses that ranged from systemic wage theft to rampant sexual harassment and even modern-day slavery. But […]
It’s Time for PSC’s Annual Sacrificial Soup Supper! PSC is honored to have Wilson Perez, CIW staff member and farm worker as our Keynote Speaker Wilson offers a unique perspective on CIW’s Fair Food Program, having worked in the fields before its creation in 2010. Topics will include: how this historic, award-wining FFP has changed […]
“For we are co-workers in God’s service:” The Relationship between Farm Workers and Gardens Webinar: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7pm EST To register for this webinar, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information. Where do our fruits and vegetables come from? Who is responsible for seeing that these foods are […]
A Message from Food Day 2014: Today is the day we have all been planning for! Hundreds of events and activities have already taken place to kick off Food Day celebrations with thousands more scheduled over the next few days. As you know, justice throughout the food chain—from farm workers to child consumers—is a special focus for […]
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