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NFWM Board Gathers in Raleigh, NC

As the sweltering, August sun rose over North Carolina, farm Workers headed out to the dewy tobacco fields to continue harvesting the plants that were cut the day before. Later that morning of the 26th, the National Farm Worker Ministry Board representatives and staff gathered at NC State University in Raleigh and began their biennial […]

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IMPORTANT Message from Familias Unidas por la Justicia

Dear NFWM Supporters, We have received the following great news from Familias por la Justicia (FUJ). We and the farm workers thank you for helping to make an election and a negotiated process toward collective bargaining a reality for the farm workers at Sakuma Bros. FUJ has called off the boycott and asked us to […]

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Presbyterian Youth Support Familias Unidas por la Jusitica

The Presbyterian Youth Triennium is a gathering for high school age youth from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church that occurs every three years. The 2016 event was held this July at Purdue University. Over 4500 youth attended.  The theme for 2016 was “GO.” On the last day of the event, July […]

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Prayers for Farm Worker Awareness Week

March 24th  kicked off the 17th annual observance of “Farmworker Awareness Week” focusing on farmworker lives (March 24-31). It is also the middle of Holy week bringing an end to the reflective season of Lent and moving us toward the Christian celebration of Easter. As farm worker supporters, we recognize the important place that faith […]

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CIW’s NC Truth Tour a success!

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers traveled to North Carolina last week as part of their Publix Truth Tour. They held pickets at Publix stores in Asheville and Cary. North Carolinians came together with farmworkers to send a unified message to Publix, “If you want to expand into our community, you must expand your commitment to […]

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Farm Worker Ministry Northwest Attends UFW’s Darigold Rally

Representatives of the Farm Worker Ministry Northwest and YAYA stood in solidarity with the UFW and Darilgold workers on September 2nd at a rally at Darigold headquarters in Seattle. Darigold is a farmer’s cooperative made up of more than 500 dairies. Farm workers attempted to deliver a coffin holding petitions with 38,000 signatures calling on […]

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Welcome Rachel Sanchez, Duke Ministerial Intern

We at NFWM are very pleased to introduce Rachel Sanchez, our 2015-16 school year Duke Divinity School Ministerial Intern.  Rachel started with us in September and will be with NFWM until late April.  She’ll be working one full day a week in the Raleigh office and some hours from Durham, where she lives and goes […]

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Welcome Julie Taylor!

NFWM is proud to welcome it’s new director, Julie Taylor. Julie has a deep understanding of NFWM and its mission, informed by her 13 years of service to the organization as a member of the Board of Directors. During her tenure on the board, Julie was viewed as a dedicated, dependable and strong leader who consistently […]

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NFWM Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Grape Strike with UFW

By Julie Taylor On September 26th, I traveled with an NFWM delegation from Claremont to Delano, CA to celebrate with the United Farm Workers (UFW) the 50th anniversary of the first grape strike. Anniversaries remind us of our history. They convey our heritage and help to frame the legacy which we point to for inspiration, […]

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