Tag Archives: United Farm Workers

President Obama Issues Proclamation Honoring Cesar Chavez

On the anniversary of Cesar Chavez’s birthday, March 31, President Barak Obama met with UFW President Arturo S. Rodriquez, UFW co-founder Dolores Hu... Read More »

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Take Action to End Inhumane Treatment of Farm Workers in the Fields of Giumarra/Nature’s Partner

Here at National Farm Worker Ministry, we were dismayed to learn about the inhumane behavior of Giumarra--the world's largest table grape company, who... Read More »

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Farm Worker Heat Deaths in California Highlighted in Interfaith Vigil

On Tuesday, July 28th, about 200 farm worker supporters, including members of clergy from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim faith traditions g... Read More »

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Prayers

Blessing Prayer Bless the hands of the people of the earth, The hands that plant the seed, The hands that bind the harvest, The hands that carry the ... Read More »

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NFWM and UFW Honor 15 fallen Farm Workers with Prayer Vigils

NFWM’s Christy Lafferty & Lucy Boutte join Maria's uncle, Doroteo Jimenez (center) and others in the vigil on May 14, 2009 to honor Maria Isabe... Read More »

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NFWM and the UFW honors the lives of 15 farm workers

This summer the National Farm Worker Ministry in California and the United Farm Workers will be holding prayer vigils to remember and honor the lives ... Read More »

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Pray and Reflect

Prayer and reflection are the basis of our work and an important support. We provide several prayer resources. United Farm Workers' Prayer Harve... Read More »

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Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez was the founder of the United Farm Workers. He advocated tirelessly for justice in the struggle to achieve equality for farm workers. Cl... Read More »

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Farm Worker Awareness Week and Cesar Chavez’s legacy celebrated in California

Marches, masses, and presentations held at churches and universities were part of many events that commemorated Farm Worker Awareness Week and celebra... Read More »

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Farmworker Awareness Week Events in Oregon

On March 28, farm workers and their supporters held a “Gran Marcha” for justice in Hermiston, Oregon, organized by the United Farm Workers union... Read More »

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