Dr. Rios reports to the crowd waiting outside of Sakuma offices, including FUJ President Ramon Torres (center) and  Tirso Moreno, General Coordinator of Farmworker Association of Florida (left) about her meeting with Mr. Weeden.

See the video! Sakuma Bros. CEO Refuses NFWM Supporters’ Postcards

Following the National Farm Worker Ministry’s endorsement of the Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) called boycott of Sakuma Bros., Driscoll’s berries and Häagen-Dazs strawberry ice cream, we have been urging farm worker supporters to sign postcards to the companies.  We have thus far received postcards from 750 people of faith and conscience around the […]

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NFWM’s Highlights from 2015

NFWM is truly humbled and honored to work in solidarity with our farm worker partners and supporters. Here’s a snapshot of the year 2015 in review. We look forward to making 2016 a year to remember in the struggle for justice for farm workers!  

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CIW’s NC Truth Tour a success!

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers traveled to North Carolina last week as part of their Publix Truth Tour. They held pickets at Publix stores in Asheville and Cary. North Carolinians came together with farmworkers to send a unified message to Publix, “If you want to expand into our community, you must expand your commitment to […]

John Nichols (FWM-NW) and Gabi Rios (YAYA) and friends supporting farm workers.

Farm Worker Ministry Northwest Attends UFW’s Darigold Rally

Representatives of the Farm Worker Ministry Northwest and YAYA stood in solidarity with the UFW and Darilgold workers on September 2nd at a rally at Darigold headquarters in Seattle. Darigold is a farmer’s cooperative made up of more than 500 dairies. Farm workers attempted to deliver a coffin holding petitions with 38,000 signatures calling on […]

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Take Action for CIW

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, […]

Arturo Rodriguez, UFW President, & Frank Forbath at the OCIC February 2015 Dinner

Frank Forbath – Farm Worker Activist ¡Presente!

We at the National Farm Worker Ministry are sad to announce that Frank Forbath, a wonderful man and committed farm worker activist from Orange County California, passed from this life on September 2, 2015 at the age of 90. We send our condolences to Frank’s wife Jean and their seven children, five children-in-law, and 15 […]

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NFWM Board Endorses Boycott of Sakuma Berries

The Board of Directors of the National Farm Worker Ministry held their summer meeting at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington July 10-11th. Bellingham was chosen so that the board and staff could learn first-hand from the farm workers of Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) about their labor dispute with Sakuma Bros Farm in […]

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Julie Taylor Joins NFWM Team – Named Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Julie Taylor has accepted the position of Executive Director of the National Farm Worker Ministry. Julie comes to NFWM from a successful career of 15 years with United Methodist Women (UMW), Spiritual Growth and Justice and Advocacy Ministries which included 13 years of service to the […]

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