Tag Archives: United Farm Workers

Viva la Causa film screening

Film Screening w/ St. Pete for Peace

On July 27, 8:30 pm, YAYA and St. Pete for Peace showed two, very touching, short films to raise awareness for the farmworkers' struggle that continue... Read More »

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California Governor Brown Vetoes Farm Worker Bill

By Virginia Nesmith, June 29, 2011 National Farm Worker Ministry staff member Lucy Boutte was present with the United Farm Workers for the last 12 d... Read More »

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Groundbreaking Report on U.S. Farm Labor Released

Bon Appetit Management Company Foundation and United Farm Workers Release Groundbreaking Report on U.S. Farm Labor (Palo Alto, California) - More and... Read More »

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Planting Seeds for Global Work

Virginia Nesmith, Executive Director of NFWM, was among the participants at the First International Global Agricultural Industry and Waged Agricultur... Read More »

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NFWM California visits Giumarra fields to share shade and hope

A Giumarra worker points out what his foreman usually provides him for shade: one tattered black tarp draped over a few vine rows, underneath which, ... Read More »

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2010's Farm Worker Awareness Week

2010's Farm Worker Awareness Week was an exciting opportunity for YAYA members to bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities.... Read More »

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Farm Worker Panel at Evergreen University

On March 30th Evergreen YAYAs, along with the Evergreen Labor Center, Center for Community Based Learning and Action, and four academic programs, spon... Read More »

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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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