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 […]

John Nichols (FWM-NW) and Gabi Rios (YAYA) and friends supporting farm workers.

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 […]


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 […]


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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Earn NFWM an extra $100. Become a sustainer!

Thanks to the generosity of the Fund for Democratic Communities, NFWM will receive $100 for every new NFWM sustaining donor who signs up to make a monthly or quarterly recurring contribution of $10 or more. Sign Up Today! Sustaining donors – those that give monthly or quarterly – are very important to NFWM. These generous […]

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Take Action for CIW

Keep the Heat on Wendy’s Wendy’s still refuses to sign onto the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Agreement in which Wendy’s growers would agree to give farm workers a wage increase through paying an additional penny per pound and to adhere to a human-rights-based Code of Conduct to be implemented on the farms that grow […]

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Listen Up!

Susan Alan’s radio interview about NFWM  NFWM’s Associate Director, Susan Alan was the featured guest on KSVR’s We Do The Work a weekly, radio program in Sagkit County, WA.   In the interview, Susan talks about NFWM’s history and work. The story features NFWM’s support of Familias Unidas por la Justica (FUJ), berry pickers in Washington who have […]

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NFWM joins FLOC in delivering 20,000 signatures to Reynolds

On August 28, Rev. Sharon Stanley Rea, NFWM’s board representative for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) marched alongside members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee from the AFL-CIO Washington D.C. headquarters to Reynolds American Inc. headquarters in Washington D.C to deliver a petition with 20,000 signatures of farm worker supporters. The petition, to Thomas C. Wagner, […]

Arturo Rodriguez, UFW President, & Frank Forbath at the OCIC February 2015 Dinner

Frank Forbath – Farm Worker Activist ¡Presente!

We at the National Farm Worker Ministry are sad to announce that Frank Forbath, a wonderful man and committed farm worker activist from Orange County California, passed from this life on September 2, 2015 at the age of 90. We send our condolences to Frank’s wife Jean and their seven children, five children-in-law, and 15 […]

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