Reflections on Justice for Farm Workers from NFWM’s Duke Divinity School Intern

The National Farm Worker Ministry is blessed this summer to have Chris Burner with us serving as our Duke Divinity School ministerial intern.   Chris has written two reflections related to his experiences here at NFWM.  Each speaks deeply to Chris’ growing understanding of and connection to the farm worker movement for justice and our […]

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 at Wendy’s Shareholder Meeting

WENDY’S SHAREHOLDER UPDATE:  WENDY’S HEARD THE VOICE OF FARM WORKERS AND FAITH PARTNERS LOUD AND CLEAR AT THEIR RECENT SHAREHOLDER’S MEETING! On May 23rd, 27 shareholders/proxies were credentialed to attend Wendy’s annual shareholder meeting in Dublin, OH.  Just one day before, NFWM declared a Day of Prayer and Action to invite supporters to offer prayers […]

NFWM Welcomes Summer Interns

We are very pleased to introduce our supporters to our two interns for this summer – Chris Burner and Andy Blakely. It is usual for NFWM to be a summer placement for a Duke Divinity School student and we are again for Chris Burner.  Chris is a dual degree student, also working toward a MSW at […]

NFWM’s Spring Newsletter

Here is NFWM’s Spring Newsletter.  Enjoy! Share!

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 […]

Julie Taylor, NFWM, to speak at March 24th Vigil for Human Rights

JOIN NFWM and farm worker allies around the country for the Return to Human Rights Tour. It is past time for Wendy’s to do the right thing! NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor will speak at the Vigil for Human Rights outside of Wendy’s headquarters in Dublin, OH on March 24th.  Join Julie and NFWM on […]

National Farm Worker Ministry Sends Letter to Wendy’s

National Farm Worker Ministry has sent a letter to Wendy’s President and CEO Todd Penegor, asking him to meet with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and urging Wendy’s to sign on to Fair Food Program. In the letter, NFWM Executive Director Julie Taylor tells Mr. Penegor,  “This past June, NFWM endorsed CIW’s boycott of Wendy’s. […]

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