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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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Campesinas Convene at the U.S. Capital

Over 100 farm worker women (campesinas) from across the U.S. gathered at the U.S. capitol in April. Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Inc., a farm worke... Read More »

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NFWM Sends Second Letter to Hannaford Supermarkets

The National Farm Worker Ministry sent its second letter to Hannaford Supermarkets to request they join the Milk with Dignity Program. The first lette... Read More »

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Marching to “Build A New World” For Farm Workers

Written By: Julie Taylor, NFWM Executive Director On Tuesday, March 14th, 120 CIW farm workers, organizers, and supporters took the first steps on ... Read More »

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We Should Care About Farm Workers All Year

Written by Ashley Hoyt, law student at Florida State University It may be surprising, but the food we eat doesn’t just grow on trees and then mag... Read More »

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A Reflection of FWAF’s General Assembly

Written By: Austin Spence, NFWM’s Duke Divinity Intern On March 5, Julie Taylor (NFWM’s Executive Director) and I had the pleasure of celebrati... Read More »

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