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2014 Logo Competition Winners

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 […]

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Pinellas Annual Soup Supper Nov. 15th

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 […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Farm Workers and Community Gardens

“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 kfurrow@brethren.org with your name and contact information. Where do our fruits and vegetables come from? Who is responsible for seeing that these foods are […]

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5 Ways to Get Involved on Food Day 2014

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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“Food Chains” is Coming to a Theater Near You!

A Message from Food Chains Film and the CIW:   Food Chains will be releasing in theaters across the country through our theatrical distributor, Screen Media, and through our partnership with Tugg.com. Every seat filled is another step towards justice. Here’s how you can help ensure Food Chains makes some noise on November 21st. OPTION 1: STORM THE […]

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Take Action: Darigold Worker Denied Time Off for Family Emergency

A Message from the United Farm Workers: TAKE ACTION: Darigold worker denied time off for family emergency. No family should go through this! Kroger sells Darigold milk. Send your message NOW! http://action.ufw.org/familyemergency Fifteen days straight, 11 hours a day. Not a single day off. Milking cows, often without a break or time for even lunch. […]

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Take Action: Hold Safeway Accountable for Selling Prima

A Message from the United Farm Workers: It’s hard to believe it. Last Monday a neutral administrative judge began to hear testimony on indictments from state prosecutors charging Gerawan Farming with multiple, serious and repeated violations of the law. Gerawan sells its products under the Prima label. Already workers who have evidence are feeling the pressure […]

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Take Action: Injured Cows, Injured Workers!

From the United Farm Workers: Injured cows, injured workers. This has to stop. We’ve shared workers’ stories with you about the injured and sick cows at Darigold dairies. Sadly, these injuries also go for workers. Working with dairy cows is not easy. A dairy cow typically weighs 1,400 pounds– almost 3/4 of a ton. As […]

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Bring “Food Chains” to Your City, School or Place of Worship!

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: See how you can organize to bring the film to your city, school, or place of worship this fall! As many readers of this site already know, the documentary Food Chains, which chronicles the CIW’s battle for Fair Food and the issue of farm labor exploitation around the country, will be opening […]

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Tell EPA Safer Fields & Safer Families Matter

A Message from the Pesticide Action Network: Speak up for farmworkers Let’s make sure EPA implements better rules to protect farmworkers in the field.Submitt your comment before August 18.   Will you take a few minutes to tell EPA directly why this issue matters to you?  Put it in your words » It’s important for policymakers […]

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