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Help Farm Workers: ACT NOW to Support Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration!

There are approximately one million farm workers in the US and their labor puts food on our tables each and every day. The majority of farm workers are undocumented, living in fear of deportation and isolated from the wider community. Comprehensive immigration reform seems still out of reach in the current Congress. Thankfully, President Obama has […]

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NFWM Board visits the CIW in Immokalee, FL

NFWM Staff Nico Gumbs and Board Member Carolyn Jaramillo of the Sisters of Loretto supporting farm worker justice with a smile! The National Farm Worker Ministry board held its winter meeting on January 30 & 31 in Immokalee, Florida. At the meeting, NFWM’s board elected a new executive committee including a new board chair, Sylvia […]

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Message from NFWM Board President Felix Garza

Dear NFWM Friends and Supporters, I am writing to announce that Executive Director Rev. Lindsay Andreolli-Comstock will be leaving her position with the National Farm Worker Ministry as of February 2, 2015. The Executive Committee accepted Lindsay’s resignation and we are now carrying out a succession plan. I am pleased to announce that Susan Alan […]

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NFWM 2014 Accomplishments

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CIW Announces Spring Action

A Message from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: SPRING ACTION ANNOUNCED! Join CIW for Fair Food Parade, Concert on March 21st! “…we are going to continue to stand up for what is right. Fear not, we’ve come too far to turn back… we are not afraid and we shall overcome.” — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King […]

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Breaking News: Fresh Market Signs Fair Food Agreement

Specialty Grocer to Join CIW’s Fair Food Program, Increase Purchases from Participating Florida Growers in Support of Groundbreaking Human Rights Initiative IMMOKALEE, FL (January 7, 2015) – The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Greensboro, N.C.-based The Fresh Market are proud to announce their national partnership to support fair farm labor conditions and verifiable, worker-driven social […]

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Society of the Sacred Heart Honor Farm Workers

Since August of 2013, I have been privileged to serve as the representative for the Society of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ) to the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) Board of Directors. The RSCJ community publishes a monthly Update with news of the communities and the leadership.  For November, NFWM’s Harvest of Justice logo and Cesar […]

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

First Ever 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 first ever meeting was occasioned by a July 2014 letter from religious leaders to […]

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Response to President Obama’s Executive Action

From Farmworker Justice: Washington, DC – Farmworker Justice applauds President Obama for taking action to address our broken immigration system. Farmworker Justice has been helping farmworker organizations advocate for a more just immigration system because immigration policy has profound impacts on farmworkers, their families and their communities. The President’s administrative relief for certain undocumented immigrants […]

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UK Members of Parliament Release Report On NC Tobacco Fields

From the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: In July, members of the UK Parliament, Hon. James Sheridan and Hon. Ian Lavery, were invited by the FLOC to visit North Carolina and witness firsthand the abuses and the conditions in NC tobacco fields. North Carolina tobacco workers plant, harvest, and process tobacco for multinational tobacco companies such as […]

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