Dr. Rios reports to the crowd waiting outside of Sakuma offices, including FUJ President Ramon Torres (center) and  Tirso Moreno, General Coordinator of Farmworker Association of Florida (left) about her meeting with Mr. Weeden.

See the video! Sakuma Bros. CEO Refuses NFWM Supporters’ Postcards

Following the National Farm Worker Ministry’s endorsement of the Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) called boycott of Sakuma Bros., Driscoll’s berries and Häagen-Dazs strawberry ice cream, we have been urging farm worker supporters to sign postcards to the companies.  We have thus far received postcards from 750 people of faith and conscience around the […]

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NFWM’s Highlights from 2015

NFWM is truly humbled and honored to work in solidarity with our farm worker partners and supporters. Here’s a snapshot of the year 2015 in review. We look forward to making 2016 a year to remember in the struggle for justice for farm workers!  

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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 […]

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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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Welcome Rachel Sanchez, Duke Ministerial Intern

We at NFWM are very pleased to introduce Rachel Sanchez, our 2015-16 school year Duke Divinity School Ministerial Intern.  Rachel started with us in September and will be with NFWM until late April.  She’ll be working one full day a week in the Raleigh office and some hours from Durham, where she lives and goes […]

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Welcome Julie Taylor!

NFWM is proud to welcome it’s new director, Julie Taylor. Julie has a deep understanding of NFWM and its mission, informed by her 13 years of service to the organization as a member of the Board of Directors. During her tenure on the board, Julie was viewed as a dedicated, dependable and strong leader who consistently […]

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NFWM Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Grape Strike with UFW

By Julie Taylor On September 26th, I traveled with an NFWM delegation from Claremont to Delano, CA to celebrate with the United Farm Workers (UFW) the 50th anniversary of the first grape strike. Anniversaries remind us of our history. They convey our heritage and help to frame the legacy which we point to for inspiration, […]

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Earn NFWM an extra $100. Become a sustainer!

Thanks to the generosity of the Fund for Democratic Communities, NFWM will receive $100 for every new NFWM sustaining donor who signs up to make a monthly or quarterly recurring contribution of $10 or more. Sign Up Today! Sustaining donors – those that give monthly or quarterly – are very important to NFWM. These generous […]

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Frank Forbath – Farm Worker Activist ¡Presente!

We at the National Farm Worker Ministry are sad to announce that Frank Forbath, a wonderful man and committed farm worker activist from Orange County California, passed from this life on September 2, 2015 at the age of 90. We send our condolences to Frank’s wife Jean and their seven children, five children-in-law, and 15 […]

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NFWM Board Endorses Boycott of Sakuma Berries

The Board of Directors of the National Farm Worker Ministry held their summer meeting at Western Washington University in Bellingham Washington July 10-11th. Bellingham was chosen so that the board and staff could learn first-hand from the farm workers of Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) about their labor dispute with Sakuma Bros Farm in […]

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