Photo of a tobacco worker featured in Oxfams "A State of Fear" report.

Oxfam & FLOC Release New Report

“A company’s responsibility to respect [human rights] applies across its business activities and through its relationship with third parties connected with those activities—such as business partners, entities in its value chain, and other non-state actors and state agents.” – James Ruggie, UN special representative On September 18, 2011, Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing […]

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OCIC’s 46th Annual NFWM Fundraiser Event September 18 2011

The Orange County Interfaith Committee to Aid Farm Workers (OCIC) will hold its 47th annual fundraising event for NFWM this coming Sunday, September 18th at St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach, CA. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Michael Conroy, author of Branded! How the Certification Revolution is Transforming Global Corporations. The event begins […]

Olgha Sierra Sandman speaking at a NFWM rally outside Burger King headquarters in 2008

A Happy Birthday to a Blessed Institution

by Olgha Sierra Sandman, CWU IL representative on the NFWM Board (The following article was published in the September 2011 issue of Church Women United Illinois Interpreter.) The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) is 90 years young! We celebrate the many years of hard and faithful service, the unchanging spirit of solidarity and advocacy. From 1920 […]

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Bert Perry as marshall at the UCC CIW march July 2011

Update on NFWM & CIW

by Bert Perry, NFWM Florida Over a decade ago the Coalition of Immokalee Workers called upon the Florida office of the National Farm Worker Ministry to accompany them to a meeting with the Governor’s office in Tallahassee. We have journeyed with the CIW since that time. NFWM was a founder in Religious Leaders Concerned which […]

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