Tag Archives: North Carolina

Over 200 Religious Leaders Sign a Letter Sent to Reynolds CEO on Behalf of Tobacco Farm Workers

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) is seeking to address labor a... Read More »

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Memorials for Joan Papert Preiss, Farm Worker Activist

by Virginia Nesmith Former National Farm Worker Ministry Board Member Joan Papert Preiss, passed away on June 1, 2012 in Durham, North Carolina.  ... Read More »

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FLOC Action in North Carolina

On May 1st, nine members of Orlando YAYA drove to North Carolina to stand in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) at the annual ... Read More »

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Kangaroo action in support of FLOC

As part of YAYA’s ongoing support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)  and the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Campaign, YAYA members delivered let... Read More »

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MSNBC Reporting Describes Same Farm Worker Housing Conditions Seen by NFWM Delegation

[caption id="attachment_1552" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Michael Szpak (AFL-CIO), Rick Goodman & Carol Blythe-Goodman (Alliance of Ba... Read More »

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Tell Reynolds that farmworkers deserve basic rights!

A message from Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: If you are a farmworker in America, chances are you won’t live to be 50. That... Read More »

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Photo of a tobacco worker featured in Oxfams "A State of Fear" report.

Oxfam & FLOC Release New Report

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Rally for Human Rights For NC Tobacco Farmworkers

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: Join Oxfam and FLOC as they release a new report documenting the human rights abuses in NC tobac... Read More »

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Intern Blog: Farm Workers and Small Farmers

Ryan Nilsen, NFWM intern through Duke Divinity School In our evening outreach to farm workers over the past few weeks, Octavio and I have ended up be... Read More »

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NFWM Intern Video Interview on Child Farmworkers

http://vimeo.com/24746259 NFWM Student Action with Farmworkers intern Octavio Garcia-Ruiz on having grown up as a child farm worker. To see vide... Read More »

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