Holding Common Ground: Amos and Injustice

Thank you to Carson Putnam, NFWM’s Duke Divinity School Ministerial Intern, for providing the following reflection. In my time so far with the NFWM I have learned a lot about the plight of farm workers in this country. A lot of the information that I have learned about farm workers has come through reading and […]

Intern Blog: Farm Workers and Small Farmers

Ryan Nilsen, NFWM intern through Duke Divinity School In our evening outreach to farm workers over the past few weeks, Octavio and I have ended up being able to have quite a few conversations with farm owners as well as farm workers. We don’t really seek them out (as most of them already speak English […]

Intern Blog: Language and Power

Ryan Nilsen, NFWM intern through Duke Divinity School As Octavio and I walked up to the front step of an old trailer next to a tobacco field outside of Gibsonville, North Carolina, I asked him, “Do you mind speaking first again?” He smiled and said, “No problem, man.” It was an early summer Sunday afternoon, […]

Intern Blog: First Visit to Camps

Written by Octavio Garcia-Ruiz, NFWM intern through Student Action with Farmworkers. Sunday June 19th was the first day that we did outreach.  Driving out on the country roads felt good, like I was back home.  The camps that we went to were not too difficult to find.  The reason why were out there is not […]

Intern Blog: First Full Week of NFWM Work

Written by Octavio Garcia-Ruiz, NFWM intern through Student Action with Farmworkers. Starting the first full week of work felt real good, I was excited.  I finally started what I came here to do.  There many new things that were learned, some good, most bad because of of what they were.  They were about how farmworkers […]

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