A Contemplative Day: Farmworker Voices

Copy and pass around to group. Ask for volunteers to take the part of Workers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Faciltator can read the part of “Reader.” Worker 1:... Read More »

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A Contemplative Day: Farm Worker Statistics

Pass around to participants so that each person reads one fact aloud. Farmworkers' Reality 1. A study conducted in a five-county area in central Nor... Read More »

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A Contemplative Day: Cesar Chavez’s Fasts for Righteousnes

This should be read before the walking meditation, and can be read by being passed from one participant to the next. Facilitator can choose to use 1-2... Read More »

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A Contemplative Day: Farmworker Communion

Pass around for each participant to read one paragraph each before the meal. Communal Act Many generations after that first supper, there was anothe... Read More »

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A Contemplative Day: Buddhist Meal Prayers

Make copies and pass out to group to read aloud together before meal. * Over the full serving bowls of food, say: In this food I see clearly the pre... Read More »

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Contemplative Day Reflecting on Food & Labor

(Modeled on Peace Hill Gathering 9/9/05 facilitated by Melinda Wiggins, Student Action with Farmworkers & Lori Fernald Khamala, National Farm Work... Read More »

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Farm Worker Worship Service

Compiled by the National Farm Worker Ministry OPENING PRAYER Leader: Let us begin by recalling the words of Cesar Chavez: "Every time we sit at a tab... Read More »

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Quotes and Readings

Voices of Farmworkers "We were all shaking because it was so hot, almost dehydrated. You know what I did? I left them.... It was less than an... Read More »

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Litanies and Responsive Prayers

LITANTY OF CHRISTIAN HOPE  From scripture and the words of Cesar Chavez Leader: When we are really honest with ourselves, we m... Read More »

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Reynolds Tobacco’s 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting – NOT Business as Ususal!

On May 6th, NFWM, FLOC, farm workers and other allies gathered in Winston Salem, NC for a day of actions during the annual shareholders meeting of Re... Read More »

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