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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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FLOC’s National Convention

Join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and the National Farm Worker Ministry for FLOC’s 12th Quadrennial Constitutional Convention in North Carolina. The convention will focus on democratically making strategic decisions about how to challenge RJ Reynolds to change the exploitative agricultural labor supply system in North Carolina. FLOC urgently needs volunteers to help with […]

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Volunteer to be a Driver for FLOC’s Regional Meeting

Farm workers need your help. Volunteer to drive Farm Labor Organizing Committee members to their next regional meeting on Sunday September 22nd.   What: Volunteer to drive FLOC members to FLOC’s Triad Regional Meeting. When: Sunday, September 22nd from 12:00pm – 6:00 pm Where: The Beloved Community Center located at 417 Arlington Street, Greensboro, NC, […]

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Rally at Kangaroo in Support of Tobacco Farm Workers

Join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and the National Farm Worker Ministry for a 30-minute rally at the RJR tobacco-purchaser Kangaroo/Pantry Retail store this WEDNESDAY, September 18th. Demand that farm workers who pick tobacco in North Carolina get the justice they deserve! What: Rally in support of tobacco workers and FLOC. When: THIS WEDNESDAY, […]

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Raleigh, NC 27605
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