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Art, Conversation and Farm Worker Issues

NFWM will be facilitating a presentation and conversation about farm worker issues following a filming of Viva La Causa at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  Please join us and discover how you can take action for farm worker justice in NC! A message from the North Carolina Museum of Art: Film: Viva la causa—The Story of […]

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Campaign for Tobacco Farm Worker Justice Heats Up

For almost 7 years, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), faith leaders and other community activists have called on Reynolds American to address human rights abuses in their tobacco supply chain.  With demonstrations from as far away as Florida, FLOC supporters have reminded Reynolds of the moral and ethical responsibility they hold to stop ignoring […]

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Stand Up for Responsibly Grown Food with EFI

A Message From the Equitable Food Initiative: Soon, a new certification system will assure that American farms meet rigorous safety standards and treat their workers with the same great care they give to the fruits and vegetables they grow so you’ll know that the fields where your food comes from are a decent and safe […]

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CIW Takes on Royal Ahold at Annual Meeting

Supermarket giants across the country have signed on to the Fair Food Program with Florida based farm worker group Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).  However Royal Ahold, parent company of Giant and Stop and Shop Supermarkets, is still dragging their feet.  For years, CIW has been in talks with Royal Ahold, only to be told […]

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Hold Walmart Accountable for Prima Brand Products

A message from the United Farm Workers: Retailers and growers want us to believe that they’re doing right by the environment and workers. Gerawan Farming, producers of Prima brand plums, peaches, nectarines and grapes talks about the “best wages” and other benefits they allegedly provide to over 5,000 farm workers who harvest these crops. Walmart, […]

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Alliance of Baptists Unanimously Pass Resolution Supporting FLOC

At the 2014 Alliance of Baptists‘ Annual Gathering in Portland, Maine the below resolution supporting the Farm Labor Organizing Committee‘s Reynolds Tobacco Campaign was passed with a unanimous vote.  Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock, NFWM Executive Director and Alliance of Baptists Recognized Clergy, attended the Annual Gathering  and spoke about farm worker justice in worship and workshops.  Thank you to […]

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