Julie Taylor, NFWM, to speak at March 24th Vigil for Human Rights

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 […]

Join CIW’s Return to Human Rights Tour

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!

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 […]

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 […]

CIW Announces Spring Action

A Message from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: SPRING ACTION ANNOUNCED! Join CIW for Fair Food Parade, Concert on March 21st! “…we are going to continue to stand up for what is right. Fear not, we’ve come too far to turn back… we are not afraid and we shall overcome.” — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King […]

CIW Launches Fair Food Program Website

A Message from the CIW: From 2001 to 2010, CIW members traveled the country with the Campaign for Fair Food, educating consumers about the human rights crisis that had plagued Florida’s fields for generations.  Like farmworkers everywhere across the United States, workers in Immokalee faced abuses that ranged from systemic wage theft to rampant sexual harassment and even modern-day slavery. But […]

United Methodist Women Stand Up for Fair Food

A Message from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW): United Methodist Women just won’t take no for an answer when it comes to food justice and Florida’s supermarket giant, Publix! Check out this incredible video, a moving look at three generations of United Methodist Women who are putting their faith into action for Fair Food. UMW […]

Faith Communities Rally Behind CIW and Demand Wendy’s Join the Fair Food Program

On May 28th, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) delivered a letter to Wendy’s CEO Emil Brolick at the annual Wendy’s Shareholders’ Meeting in Dublin, Ohio.  Signed by 22 influential faith leaders and organizations, including Jim Winkler of the National Council of Churches, Gradye Parsons of the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian […]

CIW Takes on Royal Ahold at Annual Meeting

Supermarket giants across the country have signed on to the Fair Food Program with Florida based farm worker group Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).  However Royal Ahold, parent company of Giant and Stop and Shop Supermarkets, is still dragging their feet.  For years, CIW has been in talks with Royal Ahold, only to be told […]

Patriarchy and Publix: Why We Need the Fair Food Program

If you live anywhere near the sunny state of Florida, bets are you have heard of a group of tomato pickers who are taking the East Coast by storm.  Formed in the 1990’s by a small group of workers who began meeting in a local church to discuss ways to better their living and working […]

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