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Need a Friday Night Date? How about a date with Justice!

Friday night is traditionally known as date night but this Friday, March 28th, it is also the historic opening of Cesar Chavez.  Movie times and locations have been released here, so now is the time to get your tickets and secure your seat for this monumental occasion! Organize your viewing party now and get ready to […]

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“Without the Church, FLOC would not exist”

National Farm Worker Ministry in partnership with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries, and the North Carolina Council of Churches hosted Putting Our Faith Into Action: Supporting Farm Workers in North Carolina on March 18th, 2014.  The event was an opportunity for organizations to learn how to […]

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NFWM Board Member supports Farm Worker Awareness Week in Gainesville, FL

In an effort to bring farm worker issues to the forefront of government officials’ minds, National Farm Worker Ministry board member Sam Trickey champions a Proclamation in Gainesville, Florida to officially designate March 24th-31st as Farm Worker Awareness Week.  Trickey partnered with Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice, which includes Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Rural Women’s Health […]

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9 More Days to Organize and 12 Days to Win the NFWM Swag Bag!

The award winning movie, Cesar Chavez, makes history by opening in theaters nationwide on March 28th!  Sneak peeks were released all over the country and the reviews are rolling in.  His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York stated: “I finally had the chance to watch Chavez, and it was worth the wait! I’ve […]

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Patriarchy and Publix: Why We Need the Fair Food Program

If you live anywhere near the sunny state of Florida, bets are you have heard of a group of tomato pickers who are taking the East Coast by storm.  Formed in the 1990’s by a small group of workers who began meeting in a local church to discuss ways to better their living and working […]

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Faith Leaders and Farm Worker Advocates Continue to Pressure Pantry to Visit Tobacco Fields

  National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) national staff, in partnership with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), farm worker support groups and faith organizations, attended the March 13th Pantry Shareholder’s Meeting to give a face to thousands of tobacco farm workers dealing with human rights violations in the fields of Reynolds American tobacco supply chain.  The […]

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NFWM Set to Attend The Pantry, Inc. Shareholders Meeting

  In 2011, National Farm Worker Ministry joined other faith justice advocates in signing on to a letter regarding concerns about Reynolds’ tobacco supply chain.  The Pantry Inc., the parent company of Kangaroo Express, is an integral part of Reynolds’ tobacco supply chain because 39% of Kangaroo Express sales come from tobacco products.   On March […]

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Only 18 Days Left to Organize!

When Cesar Chavez first started organizing farm workers in the 1960’s, his first action was to hit the streets and talk to anyone and everyone who would listen.  Hit the streets with us! On March 28th, 2014, Cesar Chavez: An American Hero will be released in theaters across the country.  This is the first major motion picture […]

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I am my “sister’s” keeper: Faith Leaders and Farm Workers Gather on International Women’s Day

As the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) continue their “Now is the Time” Tour to bring awareness to the injustices experienced by farm workers harvesting tomatoes for both Wendy’s and Publix, National Farm Worker Ministry’s own Board of Directors member Olgha Sierra Sandman proves that faith organizations are standing on the side of justice. NFWM called on thousands of […]

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Pack the Theater Selfie Contest!

It’s Better than the Oscars! On March 28th, 2014, Cesar Chavez: An American Hero will be released in theaters across the country.  Cesar Chavez: An American Hero is the first major motion picture depicting the accomplishments of a Mexican American icon in the United States. This powerful film gives light to the farm worker movement and […]

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