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Attend Our Modern Day Slavery Webinar

Farm workers are some of the most oppressed workers in the United States. In some cases, they are subject to physical and psychological abuse in the f... Read More »

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Reflections From NFWM’s January Board Meeting

From Nathan Hosler, NFWM Board President & Representative of Church of the Brethren: We gathered at the border. Tall, slated fence at our backs. B... Read More »

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Advocating For A Better Farm Bill

On January 16, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas were in Washington D.C engaging with representatives to advocate for a Farm Bill that prioritizes farm w... Read More »

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If We Are All David, We Can Beat Goliath Together

It has been over a decade of asking Wendy's to do the right thing for farm workers and join the Fair Food Program. But they continue to make excuses a... Read More »

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Action Alert from UFW

Four years ago, in New York, workers won a law to help them organize. In the last year, workers organized and won union representation at five farms&n... Read More »

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Overtime Pay For Farm Workers: Let’s make it work!

Written by: Julie Taylor, NFWM Executive Director Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture When I came to NFWM in 2015, the efforts to provide... Read More »

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Farm Workers Deserve Recognition and Protection

A reflection by Payton Price, NFWM's school year intern from Duke Divinity  On October 10, I visited a few farm workers at labor camps as they... Read More »

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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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