NFWM Endorses CIW’s Boycott of Wendy’s

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 […]

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NFWM supports CIW’s Wendy’s boycott in NC!

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 […]

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NFWM Board Meeting Collides with Historic Winter Storm

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 […]


CIW’s NC Truth Tour a success!

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 […]

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Take Action for CIW

Keep the Heat on Wendy’s Wendy’s still refuses to sign onto the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Agreement in which Wendy’s growers would agree to give farm workers a wage increase through paying an additional penny per pound and to adhere to a human-rights-based Code of Conduct to be implemented on the farms that grow […]


Holding Common Ground: Amos and Injustice

Thank you to Carson Putnam, NFWM’s Duke Divinity School Ministerial Intern, for providing the following reflection. In my time so far with the NFWM I have learned a lot about the plight of farm workers in this country. A lot of the information that I have learned about farm workers has come through reading and […]


CIW calls on Wendy’s CEO to commit to farm workers’ human rights!

               Sign the Petition! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is urging supporters to sign a message for Wendy’s CEO Emil Brolick calling on Wendy’s to join their Fair Food Program, agree to pay a penny more for every pound of tomatoes picked, and commit to a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment, child labor, and […]

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NFWM’s Spring Newsletter is here!

  We just mailed out our Spring newsletter that includes recent goings on with NFWM and the farm worker movement. Maybe you’re not on the mailing list yet or maybe you’d like some more copies to share with your friends and neighbors; Either way, it’s online and can be downloaded for free here!

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Spend March 21st dancing for Justice with CIW!

On Saturday, March 21st, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will host a Parade and Concert for Fair Food in St. Petersburg, Florida. Through Grammy-winning artists like Ozomatli  and La Santa Cecilia, CIW & supporters will use the power of music to call for Publix and Wendy’s to recognize their responsibility to the people who harvest their produce. Both […]


NFWM Board visits the CIW in Immokalee, FL

NFWM Staff Nico Gumbs and Board Member Carolyn Jaramillo of the Sisters of Loretto supporting farm worker justice with a smile! The National Farm Worker Ministry board held its winter meeting on January 30 & 31 in Immokalee, Florida. At the meeting, NFWM’s board elected a new executive committee including a new board chair, Sylvia […]

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