FWM-NW Visits with PCUN

Kudos to Connie Yost, Co-President of Farm Worker Ministry Northwest, a member organization of NFWM, for being a part of a recent trip to visit PCUN in Woodburn, OR and learn more about the conditions which farm workers are now facing.  Here is Connie’s report.    We had a very enlightening day in Woodburn on […]

NFWM Files Complaints with NC Legislature Ethics Committee about S615

During the July 18th press conference, NFWM Director Julie Taylor announced that the National Farm Worker Ministry is filing a complaint with the NC Legislative Ethics Committee against NC Sen Brent Jackson and another against NC Rep David Lewis, both farmers in NC, for conflict of interest. Ms. Taylor’s announcement said, in part, “Senator Jackson […]

Supporters Voice Outrage at NC Senate Bill 615 & Governor Cooper’s Signing it!

On July 18, NFWM, Triangle Friends of Farmworkers, the NC NAACP and others joined FLOC at the North Carolina Capitol for a press conference and delivery of petitions to Gov. Cooper’s office. In a cynical move to crush the growing strength of farm workers organizing themselves to improve their living and working conditions, the North […]

Grow the Equitable Food Initiative – Take this short survey!

Short Survey NFWM is proud to be one of the founding members of the Equitable Food Initiative through the work of NFWM’s former Director Virginia Nesmith.  We have continued to follow the amazing progress EFI has made over the years and are pleased that the EFI is beginning the consumer engagement phase of the program. […]

Take Action to Promote the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017

ACTION ALERT: Please Take Action to Promote the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017 (AWPA). Help undocumented farm workers gain a path to citizenship, stop the separation of families and live without fear and exploitation. When: Before Friday, July 7th. What: VISIT or CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSIONAL OFFICES to URGE them to co-sponsor the Agricultural Worker […]

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 Prayer & Actions for Farmworker Awareness Week

FARMWORKER AWARENESS WEEK is March 27-31! This is a time of the year when we invite you to honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the farm worker movement for justice and help raise awareness about the importance of farm workers and their labor to all of our lives every day. During Farmworker Awareness week […]

Know who harvested YOUR Christmas tree?

You Can Make a Difference for Farm Workers “…Your support has been a crucial part of our victories. We’re grateful for the many times you have boycotted, marched, rallied, attended meetings, fasted and prayed with us. We thank you for always being ready and willing to answer our calls for support.”  – Farm Labor Organizing […]

Thinking of Farm Workers on Thanksgiving

“Who’s Behind the Platter” – A Resource for Thanksgiving NFWM board member Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley-Rea, Director, Refugee & Immigration Ministries, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has created the resource, “Who’s Behind the Platter?” – Farmworker Stories, Prayers, and Actions for Thanksgiving.” We are pleased to share this resource and encourage you to use it this Thanksgiving […]

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