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Art, Conversation and Farm Worker Issues

NFWM will be facilitating a presentation and conversation about farm worker issues following a filming of Viva La Causa at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  Please join us and discover how you can take action for farm worker justice in NC! A message from the North Carolina Museum of Art: Film: Viva la causa—The Story of […]

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NC Middle Schoolers Pressure Commissioner Cherie Berry

“I am writing you to say that even though I am a 7th grader I am still aware of the unfair treatment of human beings in the world.” On Friday, April 11, 2014 NFWM Executive Director Rev. Lindsay C Comstock and Communications and Development Director Kelli Sue Davis traveled to North Asheboro Middle School (NAMS) […]

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The “Why” of National Farm Worker Ministry

In the business world, there is a concept called “The Golden Circle,” and it states that the most successful organizations are built on why they do things.  When you look at the nuts and bolts, an organization is not successful because of how or what they do, but the why.  The mission.  The vision.  When […]

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The Pack the Theater Selfie Challenge Winner!

National Farm Worker Ministry is very proud to annouce a class of English Language Learners from North Asheboro Middle School as winners of the Pack the Theater Selfie Challenge!  These forty eight students and their four teachers took a field trip an hour and a half away to see Cesar Chavez in Winston-Salem, NC.  They […]

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Need a Friday Night Date? How about a date with Justice!

Friday night is traditionally known as date night but this Friday, March 28th, it is also the historic opening of Cesar Chavez.  Movie times and locations have been released here, so now is the time to get your tickets and secure your seat for this monumental occasion! Organize your viewing party now and get ready to […]

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9 More Days to Organize and 12 Days to Win the NFWM Swag Bag!

The award winning movie, Cesar Chavez, makes history by opening in theaters nationwide on March 28th!  Sneak peeks were released all over the country and the reviews are rolling in.  His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York stated: “I finally had the chance to watch Chavez, and it was worth the wait! I’ve […]

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Only 18 Days Left to Organize!

When Cesar Chavez first started organizing farm workers in the 1960′s, his first action was to hit the streets and talk to anyone and everyone who would listen.  Hit the streets with us! On March 28th, 2014, Cesar Chavez: An American Hero will be released in theaters across the country.  This is the first major motion picture […]

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Pack the Theater Selfie Contest!

It’s Better than the Oscars! On March 28th, 2014, Cesar Chavez: An American Hero will be released in theaters across the country.  Cesar Chavez: An American Hero is the first major motion picture depicting the accomplishments of a Mexican American icon in the United States. This powerful film gives light to the farm worker movement and […]

Cesar E. Chavez’ grave site and Memorial Garden at the National Chavez Center. (Photo courtesy of the National Chavez Center)

President Obama to Establish César E. Chávez National Monument

National Farm Worker Ministry Executive Director Virginia Nesmith, NFWM California Organizer Lucy Boutte, and founding NFWM Director Rev. Chris Hartmire and his wife Jane along with several other past and present board members of NFWM will be attending the establishment of the César E. Chávez  National Monument on Monday, October 8 in Keene, CA. President Barack Obama will […]

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Pioneers of the Farm Worker Movement Honored by Obama Administration

by NFWM Director Virginia Nesmith I was honored to be part of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) event that lifted farm workers up for national recognition. On March 26th, the “Pioneers of the Farm Worker Movement” were inducted into the DOL’s Hall of Honor and the Cesar Chavez Auditorium was dedicated. The event was […]

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National Farm Worker Ministry
P.O. Box 10645
112 Cox Ave., Ste. 208
Raleigh, NC 27605
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