Newsletters

Read about all the exciting news that National Farm Worker Ministry has been doing through our newsletters.  No permission is needed to reproduce NFWM materials, but please cite NFWM as the source.

 


2017

NFWM Fall 2017 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Board Meets in Toledo, OH during FLOC Convention
  • Farm Workers Vote to Boycott Reynolds VUSE E-Cigarette
  • Young Activists Participate in NFWM’s Board Meeting
  • CIW’s Harvest without Violence Exhibit on the move! & Congrats to Greg Asbed.
  • Welcome John Caleb Wise
  • Heroines of the Farm Worker Movement
  • Take Action: Protect Farm Worker Rights & National Clergy Fast

NFWM Spring 2017 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Statement on Executive Actions on Immigrants
  • NFWM Board meets in Fresno & has an action with Garawan Workers
  • Join CIW’s Human Rights Tour in March 2017
  • Familias Unidas por la Justicia named one of ILRF’s Human Rights Defenders
  • New FLOC Contract for 10,000 Farm Workers in Southeast
  • Farm Workers at Jackson Farming Get Court Settlement
  • Welcome Dominique Aulisio YAYA Coordinator

2016

NFWM Fall 2016 News & Views (pdf)

  • CA Governor Brown Signs Overtime Bill for Farm Workers
  • Familias Unidas por la Justicia Wins Union Election
  • Stories from the Fields: Pablo Hernandez Avila, FLOC Member
  • NFWM’s 45th Anniversary Dinner — a Big Success!
  • Sam Trickey Sues Wendy’s
  • Big Thanks to Nico Gumbs
  • Welcome to Drew Eastes, Duke Divinity Intern

NFWM Spring 2016 News & Views (pdf)

  •  Spring 2016 Newsletter IconNFWM Meets with Sakuma & Driscoll’s: WHO REALLY HAS THE LAST WORD?
  • January Board Meeting Collides with Historic Winter Storm
  • NFWM news from Ciw’s Workers Voices Tour
  • Party with a Purpose: Host a House Party for NFWM
  • YAYAs in Action
  • …and more!


2015

NFWM Fall 2015 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Grape Strike with UFW
  • Meet NFWM’s newest farm worker partner: Familias Unidas por la Justicia
  • YOU DO NOT STAND ALONE! A message to FLOC Members from NFWM
  • CIW Keeping the Heat on Wendy’s
  • YAYAs in Action: Supporting FLOC in NC, CIW’s Encuentro, & Chili Cookoff
  • Farm Worker Ministry Northwest Attends UFW’s Darigold Rally
  • Supporting Org. Spotlight: Gainesville Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice (IAIJ)


NFWM Spring 2015 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Supports Administrative Relief for Farm Workers
  • Spotlight on NFWM Staff
  • YAYAs in Action (Holiday posadas, Valentines Day Action & More)
  • OCIC Celebrates 50 Years
  • NFWM Board visits CIW in Florida
  • NFWM Search Committee Looking for Executive Director Candidates
  • Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Reflection by Taylor Pfaff


2014

NFWM Summer 2014 News & Views (pdf)

  • FLOC “Respect, Recognition, Raise” Campaign to Sign-up 5000 Farm Workers in NC
  • Now is the Time for Comprehensive Immigration Reform – It is Way Past Time!
  • Workers Continue Fight for Rights with Gerawan
  • Patriarchy and Publix: Why We Need the Fair Food Program
  • NFWM Making Farm Workers Visible to People of Faith around the Country
  • You are invited to our FIRST benefit dinner in North Carolina!


2013

NFWM Summer 2013 News & Views (pdf)

  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform – The Time is NOW!
  • House Bill H.R. 1773: A Disaster for Farm Workers & US Policy
  • CIW – March for Right, Respect, and Fair Food to Publix … and on to Wendy’s
  • Farmworker Association of Florida’s General Assembly & 30th Anniversary
  • Thank You Bert Perry
  • Honor Virginia Nesmith’s lifetime of Standing in the Gap with farm workers


2012

NFWM Fall 2012 News & Views (pdf)

  •  President Obama Establishes César E. Chávez National Monument
  • Eleven Companies Now Participating in CIW Fair Food Agreements!
  • FLOC Working for Justice for Tobacco Farm Workers
  • New UFW Contracts for California Farm Workers
  • Equitable Food Initiative Moves Forward
  • NFWM’s History Lauded at UFW 50th Anniversary Convention
  • YAYAs Latest Adventures


2011

NFWM Fall 2011 News & Views (pdf)

  • California:  The Long Road to Victory & RubyRidge Workers Seeking Justice
  • Update on FLOC Campaign for Tobacco Workers
  • YAYA (Youth & Young Adult Network) Support Farm Workers
  • United Church of Christ Marches on Publix
  • Looking for Food You Can Feel Good About Buying?
  • NFWM Honors OFWM & Rev. Ed Brandt
  • Community Disaster Center in Pierson, FL Opens

NFWM Spring 2011 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Meets in Washington, DC
  • In Memory of Three “Farm Worker” Women
  • Three Fat Bankers for Farm Workers
  • CIW’s “Do the Right Thing”
  • NFWM Celebrates 40 years as a National Organization
  • An Office for Farm Worker Women

 


2010

NFWM Fall 2010 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM Vigil for Farm Workers Who Have Died in CA Fields
  • YAYAs Push AgJobs and Dream Act & “Hit the Fields” Soccer Game
  • OFWM Supporting Ruby Ridge Workers
  • Sodexo Signs….one more CIW Victory!
  • Celebrating CA’s New Support Committee
  • NFWM Joins Global Farm Worker Meeting in California
  • FLOC’s JPMorgan Chase Divestment Campaign

NFWM Spring 2010 News & Views (pdf)

  • President Obama Issues Proclamation Honoring Cesar Chavez
  • NFWM Marches for Immigration Reform in Washington D.C.
  • 1,000 Join in Farmworker Freedom March in Florida
  • Honoring the Legacy of César Chávez & the Farm Worker Movement
  • March in NC Honors Farm Workers & Calls for Justice in Tobacco Fields
  • In California: Presentations, Marches & a Student Immersion Trip
  • YAYAs Honor César Chávez’s Call to Service

 


2009

NFWM Fall 2009 News & Views (pdf)

  • California: Holding Companies Accountable
  • North Carolina: Calling for Responsibility throughout the Supply Chain
  • Update from NFWM’s Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA)
  • Florida: Justice in the Tomato Fields and Just Soup Suppers
  • Northwest: Protecting Dairy Workers and All Immigrant Farm Workers

 

NFWM Spring 2009 News & Views (pdf)

  • Reynolds Tobacco Shareholder Meeting and FLOC/NFWM Actions
  • NFWM and UFW Honor 15 Fallen Farm Workers with Prayer Vigils this Summer
  • California’s Employee Free Choice Act for Farm Workers
  • AgJOBS Introduced in 111th Congress
  • More CIW Victories for Florida Farm Workers
  • NFWM YAYA (Youth and Young Adults)Alternative Spring Break
  • Farm Worker Awareness Week Celebrated Around the Country

 


2008

NFWM Fall 2008 News & Views (pdf)

  • NFWM & Miami Clergy Vigil at Burger King’s Headquarters
  • Pesticides: A Serious Threat to FL Farm Workers
  • Help En the Oppression in the Tobacco Fields of NOrth Carolina
  • Workers at Beef Northwest Need Our Support
  • 1,200 Workers at D’Arrigo Bros. Win UFW Contract in CA
  • NFWM’s Youth & Young Adult (YAYA) in Action
  • Farmworker Awareness Week, March 30 – April 5

2007

NFWM Summer 2007 News & Views (pdf)

  • Threemile Canyon Farms & UFW Sign Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • NFWM Board Visits Labor Camps in North Carolina
  • Murder of FLOC Organizer in Mexico
  • Farm Worker Leaders Meet at La Paz in June
  • UFW Urges CA Governor to Sign Fair Treatment of Farm Workers Act
  • NFWM Organized New Student Groups in Florida
  • CIW Puts Pressure on Burger King

 

NFWM Winter 2007 News & Views (pdf)

  • Victory for Oregon Farm Workers!
  • NFWM Meets in Portland, Oregon
  • CIW Truth Tour Headed for Chicago
  • No More Deaths: Lenten Farm Worker Remembrance in NC
  • Vaya con Dios… Lori Fernald Khamala & Welcome to Alexandria Jones
  • Local NFWM Support Committees Active in California & FLorida
  • Damaging Freeze Hits California Farm Workers Hard