NFWM Celebrates Union Contract Signed by FUJ and Sakuma Bros. Farms

On June 16, 2017, Familias Unidas por la Justicia and Sakuma Berry Farm signed an historic two year collective bargaining agreement. “This contract gives us a voice at work and recognizes and values our skills as professional hand harvesters of premium berries like Sakuma Berry Farm grows,” said Ramon Torres, President Familias Unidas por la […]

NFWM Supports the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017

On May 3, 2017, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the “Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017,” S.1034. The bill would allow many undocumented farm workers and their family members the opportunity to earn legal immigration status and citizenship. Three weeks later, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), joined by 26 cosponsors, introduced the bill in the House, […]

NFWM’s Fall Newsletter is Available Here!

Our Fall Newsletter is out – telling the stories of some of our efforts and those of our partners to fight for justice in the fields.  We are proud of our part in the gains won and the actions taken to move farm worker campaigns forward. Click here for the full newsletter and read about: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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