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Farm Workers & Racism Webinar

Our agricultural system is rooted in racism and today's farm workers continue to face challenges connected to this legacy. From exclusionary labor law... Read More »

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Harvest of Justice 2023 Resources Now Available

NFWM's annual Harvest of Justice resources are now available for you to use and share with your communities. The 2023 theme is "Farm Workers & Rac... Read More »

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Alianza takes on Pesticides with Morralitos Campaign

Exposure to toxic chemicals, known as pesticides, is a rampant issue among farm worker women and their families. These chemicals are often sprayed bot... Read More »

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We Have More Power Together

By Rose Green-Flores, a reflection after NFWM’s May trip with LUPE There is power in community. This was evident throughout NFWM's recent educati... Read More »

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Visiting Familias Unidas por la Justicia & C2C

A report by Hector R. Rodriguez on June 3, 2023 On June 3rd, I met with Ramon Torres and three board members of Tierra y Libertad, the 65-acre coop... Read More »

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June 2023: Legislative Advocacy

One of the best ways you can stand in solidarity with farm workers is by advocating for legislation that improves their working and living conditions.... Read More »

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June 1st Immigrants’ Rights Protest in Florida

Written By: Finn Spencer, Farmworker Association of Florida Originally published at Grassroots Farmworker Action Blog Truly a grassroots movemen... Read More »

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Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric is Pushing Against People of Faith and Conscience

Written By: Julie Taylor, NFWM Executive Director Recent legislation aimed at restricting immigrant rights is increasing concern both for the exper... Read More »

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Support Essential Farm Workers with Your Actions, Compassion, & Hope

By the Rev. Connie Yost, President, Farm Worker Ministry Northwest The workers at Sunnyside, Washington's Ostrom Mushrooms continue to struggle for... Read More »

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Intro to Issues Affecting Farm Workers Webinar

Farm workers are among the poorest workers in the U.S. Hazardous conditions are routine and include pesticide exposure, heat stress, lack of shade, an... Read More »

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