Here is NFWM’s Spring Newsletter. Enjoy! Share!
FARMWORKER AWARENESS WEEK is March 27-31! This is a time of the year when we invite you to honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement for justice and help raise awareness about the importance of farm workers and their labor to all of our lives every day. During Farmworker Awareness week […]
JOIN NFWM and farm worker allies around the country for the Return to Human Rights Tour. It is past time for Wendy’s to do the right thing! NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor will speak at the Vigil for Human Rights outside of Wendy’s headquarters in Dublin, OH on March 24th. Join Julie and NFWM on […]
National Farm Worker Ministry has sent a letter to Wendy’s President and CEO Todd Penegor, asking him to meet with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and urging Wendy’s to sign on to Fair Food Program. In the letter, NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor tells Mr. Penegor, “This past June, NFWM endorsed CIW’s boycott of Wendy’s. […]
This March, farm workers need your support. Boycott Wendy’s and join the Tour! If do not live anywhere near the Tour… Please download a store manager letter from NFWM’s Boycott Wendy’s page and take it to a Wendy’s – or several Wendy’s – in your area. And keep boycotting Wendy’s!
You Can Make a Difference for Farm Workers “…Your support has been a crucial part of our victories. We’re grateful for the many times you have boycotted, marched, rallied, attended meetings, fasted and prayed with us. We thank you for always being ready and willing to answer our calls for support.” – Farm Labor Organizing […]
“Who’s Behind the Platter” – A Resource for Thanksgiving NFWM board member Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea, Director, Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has created the resource, “Who’s Behind the Platter?” – Farmworker Stories, Prayers, and Actions for Thanksgiving.” We are pleased to share this resource and encourage you to use it this Thanksgiving […]
Our Fall Newsletter is out – telling the stories of some of our efforts and those of our partners to fight for justice in the fields. We are proud of our part in the gains won and the actions taken to move farm worker campaigns forward. Click here for the full newsletter and read about: […]
As the sweltering, August sun rose over North Carolina, farm Workers headed out to the dewy tobacco fields to continue harvesting the plants that were cut the day before. Later that morning of the 26th, the National Farm Worker Ministry Board representatives and staff gathered at NC State University in Raleigh and began their biennial […]
Dear NFWM Supporters, We have received the following great news from Familias por la Justicia (FUJ). We and the farm workers thank you for helping to make an election and a negotiated process toward collective bargaining a reality for the farm workers at Sakuma Bros. FUJ has called off the boycott and asked us to […]