Tag Archives: United Farm Workers

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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Ruby Ridge Workers & Supporters Deliver Petition to Darigold

  Seattle March to Darigold HeadquartersOn January 27th, farm workers from Ruby Ridge Dairy and Occupiers from the Seattle area joined together t... Read More »

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Stop child labor

Please take action before Dec 1st A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): "The law lets kids do what? That’s right, in the US, children as... Read More »

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Darigold is still not listening!

A message from the United Farm Workers: On Monday, close to 200 people gathered in front of Darigold’s headquarters in Seattle. Labor leaders, incl... Read More »

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Olympia YAYA Supports Ruby Ridge Workers in Seattle

In response to the nonresponse that Darigold has given Ruby Ridge workers and their supporters, the United Farm Workers (UFW) organized a rally in fro... Read More »

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Congratulations UFW and farm workers in CA!

Thanks to the United Farm Workers, California has a new law that will allow farm workers to join a union even when they are intimidated or threatened ... Read More »

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Viva la Causa!

On Monday, September 26, 2011 YAYA hosted a movie screening of “Viva La Causa” at the Ethos restaurant with the YCL with 20 attendees. The screeni... Read More »

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