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!
Do you live near one of these areas? Chicago, IL Minneapolis, MN Cincinnati, OH Northwest Arkansas the San Francisco Bay area If so, the UFW needs YOUR help. The week of November 16 is the UFW’s national tour to deliver petitions in support of Darigold farm workers and they need folks to join them. Download the […]
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers traveled to North Carolina last week as part of their Publix Truth Tour. They held pickets at Publix stores in Asheville and Cary. North Carolinians came together with farmworkers to send a unified message to Publix, “If you want to expand into our community, you must expand your commitment to […]
December 2nd is Giving Tuesday, the kick-off of the holiday giving season when people around the globe generously support organizations that work to make our world a better place. NFWM works hard all year for justice for farm workers and your support is very important to us and our work. NFWM IS ASKING FOR YOUR HELP IN […]
Rachel Sanchez, NFWM’s Duke Ministerial intern is hard at work receiving postcards and preparing them to send in support of the Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) campaign for berry pickers. So far, NFWM has received 1816 postcards from 434 people! Help “berry” Rachel in even more postcards! Our goal is to collect 2,016 postcards […]
Representatives of the Farm Worker Ministry Northwest and YAYA stood in solidarity with the UFW and Darilgold workers on September 2nd at a rally at Darigold headquarters in Seattle. Darigold is a farmer’s cooperative made up of more than 500 dairies. Farm workers attempted to deliver a coffin holding petitions with 38,000 signatures calling on […]
We at NFWM are very pleased to introduce Rachel Sanchez, our 2015-16 school year Duke Divinity School Ministerial Intern. Rachel started with us in September and will be with NFWM until late April. She’ll be working one full day a week in the Raleigh office and some hours from Durham, where she lives and goes […]
NFWM is proud to welcome it’s new director, Julie Taylor. Julie has a deep understanding of NFWM and its mission, informed by her 13 years of service to the organization as a member of the Board of Directors. During her tenure on the board, Julie was viewed as a dedicated, dependable and strong leader who consistently […]
By Julie Taylor On September 26th, I traveled with an NFWM delegation from Claremont to Delano, CA to celebrate with the United Farm Workers (UFW) the 50th anniversary of the first grape strike. Anniversaries remind us of our history. They convey our heritage and help to frame the legacy which we point to for inspiration, […]
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