Tag Archives: United Farm Workers

Cesar E. Chavez’ grave site and Memorial Garden at the National Chavez Center. (Photo courtesy of the National Chavez Center)

President Obama to Establish César E. Chávez National Monument

Cesar E. Chavez’ grave site and Memorial Garden at the National Chavez Center. (Photo ... Read More »

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Gov. Brown denies farm worker protections

A message from the United Farm Workers: "On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown rejected The Humane Treatment for Farm Workers Act – authored by Assemblyman C... Read More »

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César E. Chávez National Monument

The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) and its Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA)  congratulate President Obama, the United Farm Workers and the ... Read More »

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OCIC’s 47th Annual Farmworker Summer Celebration September 30

The Orange County Interfaith Committee (OCIC) will hold its 47th annual fundraising event for National Farm Worker Ministry on Sunday, September 30 20... Read More »

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2012 NFWM Board Meeting in CA

On August 16-18 Cole Lee and myself were the lucky YAYA delegates sent to represent our organization at the NFWM Board Meeting in Santa Clara Californ... Read More »

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Demand overtime pay for farm workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers: It has been 74 years since farm workers and domestic workers were left out of the landmark federal law settin... Read More »

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Memorials for Joan Papert Preiss, Farm Worker Activist

by Virginia Nesmith Former National Farm Worker Ministry Board Member Joan Papert Preiss, passed away on June 1, 2012 in Durham, North Carolina.  ... Read More »

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UFW 50th Anniversary Convention

The United Farm Workers celebrated a half-century of successes last month at the UFW 50th Anniversary Convention, held at the Rabobank Convention Cent... Read More »

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Pioneers of the Farm Worker Movement Honored by Obama Administration

[caption id="attachment_2130" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Families of martyred farmworkers gather in front of mosaic of Cesar E. Chavez in... Read More »

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Victory! Arysta pulls Methyl Iodide nationwide.

A message from the United Farm Workers: "We did it! We are proud to share a huge victory with you. We've just gotten word that Arysta LifeScience has... Read More »

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