Farmworker Association of Florida’s General Assembly & 30th Anniversary

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:   The Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) held its 6th General Assembly in Apopka in March. Nearly 300 people attended, including Arturo Rodriguez of the United Farm Workers and Maria Rodriguez of the Florida Immigrant Coalition, as well as NFWM staff Bert Perry and Susan Alan […]

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CIW – March for Right, Respect, and Fair Food to Publix … and on to Wendy’s

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:  On March 17th, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ 200- mile long March for Right, Respect, and Fair Food from Ft. Myers to Lakeland, FL came to a rousing conclusion with a jubilant rally outside of the Publix headquarters. More than 40 NFWM-YAYA supporters marched […]

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Justice for Tobacco Farm Workers – Update from Reynolds Shareholder Meeting

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter: 300 farm worker supporters gathered once again in May for the Reynolds Tobacco shareholders meeting in Winston-Salem, NC. With proxies provided by NFWM board members and others, more than forty Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) supporters attended the meeting to raise various farm worker issues […]

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Elvire Francois of Haiti Tells Her Story

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter: Elvire Francois, who works in the citrus groves near Fellsmere, FL, was among those who traveled to Washington, DC with fellow farm workers last April. Elvire has 3 children of her own and took in 4 children of her brother’s, who was killed in […]

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Oregon Authorizes “Driver Card”

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:   Oregon Farm Worker Ministry members joined PCUN, CAUSA and other Oregon immigrant advocates in celebrating the passage of a law enabling undocumented immigrants and others to access a driver’s card. The Safe Roads Act, signed by the Governor in May, will go into effect […]

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Thank you Bert Perry

From the 2013 Summer edition of NFWM’s News and Views Newsletter:  Over the past two years, the NFWM has been reviewing its mission and program goals; through this process, the difficult determination was made to close our DeLand Florida office this past March and end the part- time Florida Organizer position held by Bert Perry. […]

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