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Discussion with British Parliment Members Following Visit With Farm Workers – July 27

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Triangle Friends of Farm Workers, and the National Farm Worker Ministry invite you to join us for this historic Community Forum with Special Guests: Ian Lavery and James Sheridan, Members of the British Parliament, and Congressman G.K. Butterfield’s District Director, Ray Rogers. WHAT:   Discussion with an international delegation about […]

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Church Volunteers Needed to Serve as Camp Observers in North Carolina

NEEDED NOW (as well as throughout the Summer and Fall): Church Volunteers to Serve as Camp Observers  The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) launched a summer organizing campaign throughout North Carolina. The Respect, Recognition, Raise campaign has 20-30 organizers going out in teams every evening (except Saturday) to visit with workers in their camps, hear […]

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Take Action: Support Prima Workers Today!

A Message from the UFW: Prima workers are fed up. They want their contract, an end to the retaliation against key pro-union leaders, and an end to wage disparity. So on Friday, dozens of workers are rallying in front of the company office. Gerawan Farming — producers of Prima brand plums, peaches, nectarines and grapes — […]

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FLOC Organizer Attacked by Growers’ Representative

A Message from FLOC: On July 9, 2014, FLOC representative and “Respect, Recognition, Raise!” campaign leader Oscar Sanchez arrived to a farm, having taken FLOC members to a local food bank.  Previously, Sanchez had met with the farmworkers who were exploring their options after a slow start to the season.  Following this meeting, FLOC filed a […]

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Farm Workers Continue Fight for Rights at Gerawan Farming

In late January at its biannual meeting, the National Farm Worker Ministry Board of Directors met at La Paz with Gerawan Farming Inc. workers who gave first-hand accounts that mirrored California state officials’ accusations of gross law breaking by the giant grower with its Prima label. Especially distressing was hearing the Gerawan workers describe how […]

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FLOC’s Summer Sign Up Campaign Hits the Fields

A Message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC): At the 2013 Constitutional Convention, FLOC members unanimously passed a resolution to continue our efforts to organize tobacco farmworkers in the South by launching an organizing drive to sign up 5,000 new members in the 2014 harvest season. Farmworkers are standing up and demanding respect on […]

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Ensure Dignity and Respect for Farm Worker Women

A Message From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: Earlier this year, the Fair Food Program won the support of Catapult, a pioneering crowdfunding platform that works with groups around the globe to advance the rights of women and girls.  We have the great pleasure of announcing the launch of the Catapult online campaign, “Ensure dignity and respect for farmworkers” — […]

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Take Action Now: Sign On Letter to Support Tobacco Farm Workers

Dear NFWM Supporter: For seven years, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), faith leaders and other community activists from coast to coast have pressured Reynolds American to address human rights abuses in their tobacco supply chain. Seven years is far too long to wait for justice!  Tobacco farm workers need to know we stand in […]

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Take Action Against Abuses Happening on Darigold Farms

A Message from United Farm Workers: Earlier this month we released photos alleging abuse of cows by dairies associated with Darigold Inc. Darigold claims these photos are not current. But workers tell us the disturbing abuse of cows at Darigold farms is very real and very current. We’ve just released new photos documenting current disturbing […]

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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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