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NFWM California visits Giumarra fields to share shade and hope

A Giumarra worker points out what his foreman usually provides him for shade: one tattered black tarp draped over a few vine rows, underneath which, ... Read More »

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Farm Worker Supporters Strong Presence at Reynold’s Shareholders Meeting

Supporters of human rights and justice joined the National Farm Worker Ministry and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in Winston-Salem, North... Read More »

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May 1st Immigrant, Civil & Human Rights Rally in St. Louis

On May 1st, over 2,000 people marched and rallied in St. Louis, MO calling for immigrant, human, and civil rights, with the message, “Because we bel... Read More »

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24 Hour Fast Held in Los Angeles in Solidarity with Giumarra Workers

About 75 farm worker supporters gathered throughout the night and day on Friday, April 23rd to show their support for the struggle of farm workers a... Read More »

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March for Justice: Tobaccoville to Reynolds Tobacco Headquarters in Winston-Salem, NC

March 31, the 83rd anniversary of Cesar Chavez’s birth, couldn’t have been a better day to march in solidarity with tobacco farmworkers. In the co... Read More »

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President Obama Issues Proclamation Honoring Cesar Chavez

On the anniversary of Cesar Chavez’s birthday, March 31, President Barak Obama met with UFW President Arturo S. Rodriquez, UFW co-founder Dolores Hu... Read More »

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NFWM Staff March in DC for Immigration Reform

Several NFWM staff traveled to Washington DC to join the more than 200,000 people from across the country for the Reform Immigration For America march... Read More »

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NFWM Board & Staff Meet in Florida

On January 30th and 31st, the NFWM Board and Staff held it’s winter meeting at the United Methodist Church Life Enrichment Center near Leesburg, Fl.... Read More »

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) Introduces Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

On Tuesday, December 15, 2009, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill – Comprehensive Immigration Reform f... Read More »

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Union Organizers Fired at Pasco, Washington Dairy

By John Munson, Director Oregon Farm Worker Ministry Two workers active in an effort to form a union were fired over the weekend (August 15 - 16) b... Read More »

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