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Keep the Heat on Wendy’s Wendy’s still refuses to sign onto the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Agreement in which Wendy’s growers would agree to give farm workers a wage increase through paying an additional penny per pound and to adhere to a human-rights-based Code of Conduct to be implemented on the farms that grow […]

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Listen Up!

Susan Alan’s radio interview about NFWM  NFWM’s Associate Director, Susan Alan was the featured guest on KSVR’s We Do The Work a weekly, radio program in Sagkit County, WA.   In the interview, Susan talks about NFWM’s history and work. The story features NFWM’s support of Familias Unidas por la Justica (FUJ), berry pickers in Washington who have […]

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NFWM joins FLOC in delivering 20,000 signatures to Reynolds

On August 28, Rev. Sharon Stanley Rea, NFWM’s board representative for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) marched alongside members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee from the AFL-CIO Washington D.C. headquarters to Reynolds American Inc. headquarters in Washington D.C to deliver a petition with 20,000 signatures of farm worker supporters. The petition, to Thomas C. Wagner, […]

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NFWM’s Spring Newsletter is here!

  We just mailed out our Spring newsletter that includes recent goings on with NFWM and the farm worker movement. Maybe you’re not on the mailing list yet or maybe you’d like some more copies to share with your friends and neighbors; Either way, it’s online and can be downloaded for free here!

NFWM Board Member Edith Rasell, NFWM ED Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock and President Velasquez pray together with farm workers before lunch

Meeting Between Religious Leaders and Reynolds American Tobacco

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, twelve representatives from the Religious Leaders for Tobacco Farm Worker Justice coalition met with John “Tripp” Wilson and Ronald Wright from Reynolds American Tobacco at Umstead Park United Church of Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina. This meeting was occasioned by a July 2014 letter from religious leaders to Reynolds executives […]

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Nationwide Logo Competition

National Farm Worker Ministry and the Youth and Young Adult Network are excited to announce the launch of a nationwide logo competition for young adults during the months of October and November. We are looking for artistic young people willing to create original logo images that express the work of National Farm Worker Ministry and its partners.  These images will be used throughout […]

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Leaders of key influential U.S. faith-based groups urge Dan Gerawan to implement his workers’ union contract

Press Release June 17, 2014 RALEIGH, NC—Two faith-based groups representing millions of worshipers in more than 100,000 local congregations across the United States have signed on to letters urging Dan Gerawan, owner of Fresno, Calif.-based Gerawan Farming Inc., one of America’s largest tree fruit and table grape companies, to obey state labor law by implementing […]


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 […]


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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California Farm Workers and Faith Leaders March for Immigration Reform

Led by the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, over 1000 farm workers, faith leaders, activists and students marched to Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s office on Thursday demanding a vote on immigration reform.  With fresh fruits and vegetables in hand, farm workers asked to speak with Congressman McCarthy, but were met by a locked door.   “These fruits and […]

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