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Ensure Dignity and Respect for Farm Worker Women

A Message From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: Earlier this year, the Fair Food Program won the support of Catapult, a pioneering crowdfunding platform that works with groups around the globe to advance the rights of women and girls.  We have the great pleasure of announcing the launch of the Catapult online campaign, “Ensure dignity and respect for farmworkers” — […]

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Only 18 Days Left to Organize!

When Cesar Chavez first started organizing farm workers in the 1960’s, his first action was to hit the streets and talk to anyone and everyone who would listen.  Hit the streets with us! On March 28th, 2014, Cesar Chavez: An American Hero will be released in theaters across the country.  This is the first major motion picture […]

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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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Position Announcement – Immediate Opening Communications & Development Director

National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) seeks a creative, innovative professional with a proven track record in nonprofit fundraising and strategic communications. Organizational Overview NFWM is a progressive faith-based organization committed to justice for and empowerment of farm workers.  Since its organization in 1971, the ministry has worked with farm workers in their struggle for justice […]

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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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Ralph Nader Speaks about Farm Workers

Ralph Nader has spent decades speaking truth to power. In an August 13th article he does so again – for the 2 million farm workers who work our fields. Click HERE to read Nader’s article, “Migrant Workers and America’s Harvest of Shame”. National Farm Worker Ministry encourages everyone to take up Mr. Nader’s call, “Next time […]

Farm Worker Provisions in Senate Bill 744

Senate Bill 744,  The Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, includes provisions that would specifically impact farm workers and their families. These components represent a detailed compromise that resulted from intense negotiations between agribusiness representatives and the United Farm Worker together with Senators Feinstein (D-Cal.), Bennet (D-Col.), Rubio (R-Fla.), and Hatch (R-Ut.).  Attached is a […]

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The Equitable Food Initiative

National Farm Worker Ministry is a founding member of the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), an exciting new project to help farm workers and growers collaborate to produce better and safer fruits and vegetables, to establish fairer conditions for farm workers, and to improve pesticide management. Click here to read a recent New York Times article that reported on the EFI. […]

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Over 200 Religious Leaders Sign a Letter Sent to Reynolds CEO on Behalf of Tobacco Farm Workers

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) is seeking to address labor and human rights abuses suffered by farm workers who pick tobacco, such as sub-minimum wages, child labor, heat stroke, pesticide poisoning, uninhabitable housing, green tobacco sickness, lack of water, lack of breaks, and fatalities.  Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is one of the largest tobacco […]

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OCIC’s 47th Annual Farmworker Summer Celebration September 30

The Orange County Interfaith Committee (OCIC) will hold its 47th annual fundraising event for National Farm Worker Ministry on Sunday, September 30 2012 at Church of the Foothills in Santa Ana, CA. For those of you lucky enough to be close by to attend, this enjoyable evening will begin at 5:00 pm with a social […]

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National Farm Worker Ministry
P.O. Box 10645
112 Cox Ave., Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27605
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919-807-8707 (office)