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Join FLOC at Reynolds Shareholders Meeting on May 7th

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee  is continuing the pressure on Reynolds to sign an agreement guaranteeing labor rights to tobacco farm workers. FLOC will have a major presence this year at Reynolds annual Shareholders meeting on Thursday, May 7. FLOC is asking for supporters to attend the shareholders meeting – either with your own share […]

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Do you realize what NC farm workers have accomplished?

Some history behind the upcoming RJ Reynolds shareholders meeting, and why you’re needed! By Dave Austin     I’ve recently watched documentaries on the 60s and 70s history of the civil rights movement, like the Freedom Riders campaign… in awe of the courageous organizers, leaders and everyday resisters. But I also felt a sort of […]

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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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Vigil for FLOC Organizer Brutally Murdered for His Work in Mexico in 2007

Santiago Cruz was a Farm Labor Organizing Committee organizer both in the US and in Mexico who was brutally murdered at FLOC’s Mexico office in 2007. Santiago’s journey included leaving his home in Mexico post-NAFTA, crossing the border with a coyote then remaining in debt, organizing farmworkers, being detained then deported for not having a […]

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Tobacco Farm Worker Concerns Shared at Pantry Inc Meeting

Farm Worker Supporters Call on Couche-Tard, Inc to Uphold Its Corporate Responsibility Statement A determined crew of FLOC supporters from the Triangle Friends of Farmworkers, the National Farm Worker Ministry, Student Action with Farmworkers and FLOC attended the March 10th special shareholders meeting of Pantry Inc, parent company of Kangaroo Express. Tobacco products account for […]

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FLOC and Friends to Attend Pantry Shareholders Meeting

NFWM, Triangle Friends of Farmworkers, and Student Action with Farmworkers, as well as other FLOC supporters and FLOC staff, will attend the March 10, 2015 Pantry, Inc. special Shareholders Meeting in Cary, NC. We are going to let the new owners of Pantry/Kangaroo know that we will continue to demand that they take responsibility for ethical sourcing […]

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Discussion with British Parliment Members Following Visit With Farm Workers – July 27

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Triangle Friends of Farm Workers, and the National Farm Worker Ministry invite you to join us for this historic Community Forum with Special Guests: Ian Lavery and James Sheridan, Members of the British Parliament, and Congressman G.K. Butterfield’s District Director, Ray Rogers. WHAT:   Discussion with an international delegation about […]

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Alliance of Baptists Unanimously Pass Resolution Supporting FLOC

At the 2014 Alliance of Baptists‘ Annual Gathering in Portland, Maine the below resolution supporting the Farm Labor Organizing Committee‘s Reynolds Tobacco Campaign was passed with a unanimous vote.  Rev. Lindsay C. Comstock, NFWM Executive Director and Alliance of Baptists Recognized Clergy, attended the Annual Gathering  and spoke about farm worker justice in worship and workshops.  Thank you to […]

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Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice: April 13 – 18, 2014

Each year, our partners at Witness for Peace Southeast organize a Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice during Holy Week to raise awareness about social justice issues affecting our neighborhoods and communities.  The Pilgrimage brings together a diverse coalition of justice-minded activists including organizations, individuals, faith groups and community activists, to collectively call for an end to […]

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Putting Our Faith Into Action: March 18, 2014

Join us on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6:30pm at West Raleigh Presbyterian Church 27 Horne St. Raleigh, North Carolina 27607   Many faith traditions call us to support farm workers – some of the most exploited workers in the U.S. – and their efforts to improve their lives. Putting Our Faith into Action: Supporting […]

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