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NC Middle Schoolers Pressure Commissioner Cherie Berry

“I am writing you to say that even though I am a 7th grader I am still aware of the unfair treatment of human beings in the world.” On Friday, April 11, 2014 NFWM Executive Director Rev. Lindsay C Comstock and Communications and Development Director Kelli Sue Davis traveled to North Asheboro Middle School (NAMS) […]

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The “Why” of National Farm Worker Ministry

In the business world, there is a concept called “The Golden Circle,” and it states that the most successful organizations are built on why they do things.  When you look at the nuts and bolts, an organization is not successful because of how or what they do, but the why.  The mission.  The vision.  When […]

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Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice: April 13 – 18, 2014

Each year, our partners at Witness for Peace Southeast organize a Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice during Holy Week to raise awareness about social justice issues affecting our neighborhoods and communities.  The Pilgrimage brings together a diverse coalition of justice-minded activists including organizations, individuals, faith groups and community activists, to collectively call for an end to […]

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The Pack the Theater Selfie Challenge Winner!

National Farm Worker Ministry is very proud to annouce a class of English Language Learners from North Asheboro Middle School as winners of the Pack the Theater Selfie Challenge!  These forty eight students and their four teachers took a field trip an hour and a half away to see Cesar Chavez in Winston-Salem, NC.  They […]

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Need a Friday Night Date? How about a date with Justice!

Friday night is traditionally known as date night but this Friday, March 28th, it is also the historic opening of Cesar Chavez.  Movie times and locations have been released here, so now is the time to get your tickets and secure your seat for this monumental occasion! Organize your viewing party now and get ready to […]

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“Without the Church, FLOC would not exist”

National Farm Worker Ministry in partnership with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries, and the North Carolina Council of Churches hosted Putting Our Faith Into Action: Supporting Farm Workers in North Carolina on March 18th, 2014.  The event was an opportunity for organizations to learn how to […]

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NFWM Board Member supports Farm Worker Awareness Week in Gainesville, FL

In an effort to bring farm worker issues to the forefront of government officials’ minds, National Farm Worker Ministry board member Sam Trickey champions a Proclamation in Gainesville, Florida to officially designate March 24th-31st as Farm Worker Awareness Week.  Trickey partnered with Interfaith Alliance for Worker Justice, which includes Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Rural Women’s Health […]

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9 More Days to Organize and 12 Days to Win the NFWM Swag Bag!

The award winning movie, Cesar Chavez, makes history by opening in theaters nationwide on March 28th!  Sneak peeks were released all over the country and the reviews are rolling in.  His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York stated: “I finally had the chance to watch Chavez, and it was worth the wait! I’ve […]

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Patriarchy and Publix: Why We Need the Fair Food Program

If you live anywhere near the sunny state of Florida, bets are you have heard of a group of tomato pickers who are taking the East Coast by storm.  Formed in the 1990’s by a small group of workers who began meeting in a local church to discuss ways to better their living and working […]

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Faith Leaders and Farm Worker Advocates Continue to Pressure Pantry to Visit Tobacco Fields

  National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) national staff, in partnership with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), farm worker support groups and faith organizations, attended the March 13th Pantry Shareholder’s Meeting to give a face to thousands of tobacco farm workers dealing with human rights violations in the fields of Reynolds American tobacco supply chain.  The […]

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P.O. Box 10645
112 Cox Ave., Ste. 208
Raleigh, NC 27605
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