Tag Archives: California

Boy Picking Peppers Collapses from Heat

Action alert from United Farm Workers: Please read the story of 16-year old farm worker Nicholas Chavez and send your message to CA Governor Jerry Bro... Read More »

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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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Evergreen YAYAs sponsor Mason County Literacy ESL Tutor Training

On October 15th and 16th over 20 Evergreen YAYAs, students, and community members attended a ten hour volunteer training to learn how to tutor adult i... Read More »

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NFWM Board & Staff Meet in Los Angeles July 30 & 31

The board & staff of NFWM met in Los Angeles the weekend of July 30 & 31, 2010. On the 30th, we traveled north to the area around Arvin and me... Read More »

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NFWM Board Member Bro. Mark Schroeder Leads Prayer at Gov. Schwarzenegger’s office

NFWM Board member, Bro. Mark Schroeder (left), led a group in prayer outside of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office on Tuesday, July 20th as they hand... Read More »

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Sharing in the Struggle

A group from Los Angeles and a group of pastors from Bakersfield traveled to the fields to visit with Giumarra workers. Students of the Charismatic R... 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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Journey to the Fields-Visiting Giumarra Workers

NFWM-California staff, Lucy Boutte organized and hosted 69 farm worker supporters to travel to the Central Valley on June 12th to visit with the Natio... 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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