Here is NFWM’s Spring Newsletter. Enjoy! Share!
FARMWORKER AWARENESS WEEK is March 27-31! This is a time of the year when we invite you to honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement for justice and help raise awareness about the importance of farm workers and their labor to all of our lives every day. During Farmworker Awareness week […]
JOIN NFWM and farm worker allies around the country for the Return to Human Rights Tour. It is past time for Wendy’s to do the right thing! NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor will speak at the Vigil for Human Rights outside of Wendy’s headquarters in Dublin, OH on March 24th. Join Julie and NFWM on […]
National Farm Worker Ministry has sent a letter to Wendy’s President and CEO Todd Penegor, asking him to meet with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and urging Wendy’s to sign on to Fair Food Program. In the letter, NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor tells Mr. Penegor, “This past June, NFWM endorsed CIW’s boycott of Wendy’s. […]
This March, farm workers need your support. Boycott Wendy’s and join the Tour! If do not live anywhere near the Tour… Please download a store manager letter from NFWM’s Boycott Wendy’s page and take it to a Wendy’s – or several Wendy’s – in your area. And keep boycotting Wendy’s!
Our Fall Newsletter is out – telling the stories of some of our efforts and those of our partners to fight for justice in the fields. We are proud of our part in the gains won and the actions taken to move farm worker campaigns forward. Click here for the full newsletter and read about: […]
Support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Honor the Boycott of WENDY’S fast food chain until they sign on to CIW’s Fair Food Program. NFWM announces their endorsement of the boycott Wendy’s because of Wendy’s refusal to join the Fair Food Program of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). Because the National Farm Worker Ministry is a faith-based […]
The warm sun was bright and a cool breeze in the air made for perfect walking weather. Julie Taylor (NFWM’s Executive Director) put the mile march and public action ahead of us into context,” “Hear the plight of your people in the fields O Great Sower of seeds, Pruner of vines, Harvester of justice. Listen […]
The NFWM Board encountered a bump in the road – or rather a very big snow pile – on the way to holding our bi-annual winter meeting scheduled for January 21-23, 2016 in Chevy Chase MD. Winter Storm Jonas (not related to our staff person Alexandria Jonas) barreled in and about half of the expected […]
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers traveled to North Carolina last week as part of their Publix Truth Tour. They held pickets at Publix stores in Asheville and Cary. North Carolinians came together with farmworkers to send a unified message to Publix, “If you want to expand into our community, you must expand your commitment to […]