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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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Members of British Parliament pledge to support FLOC

For 6 years, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been trying to get tobacco giant Reynolds American to use its power to initiate changes that will improve the lives of tobacco pickers. Reynolds American is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, manufacturing about one of every three cigarettes sold in the country. […]

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Harvesting Justice with NFWM

“The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” – Cesar Chavez As I rounded the corner onto the National Mall, I could feel the energy of the crowd as thousands of people made their way to the stage to hear Camino Americano play a benefit concert in support of comprehensive […]

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Rally for Farm Worker Justice!

Join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and the National Farm Worker Ministry for an action in Downtown Durham to call for humane working and living conditions for all farm workers.   What: Demand justice for farm workers! When: October 12th at 5 pm. Where: TBA   For more information contact FLOC by email or […]

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