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Category: ACTION ALERTS

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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 tobacco fields and call on large tobacco companies to step up and take responsibility for the … Continue reading

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Stop the deportation of Vermont farm workers

UPDATE: The farm workers have been released, and given notice of a future court date. An internal investigation has been ordered regarding this case. Three out of the five people who protested the farmworkers’ detention were arrested. Thank you for taking … Continue reading

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Free Skool Class: Farm Worker Struggles 101

Free Skool Class: Farm Worker Struggles 101 Join Tampa Bay YAYA and learn about the issues faced by farm workers in the United States! FREE SKOOL CLASS: Farm Workers Struggles 101 When: Saturday, September 17th @ 5 PM Where: BookLover’s Cafe, 2105 Central Ave, … Continue reading

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Demand an Investigation!

A message from Cuentame: Demand An Investigation! Roberto Martinez-Medina died in CCA’s Stewart private detention facility in 2009. He was arrested for not having a driver’s license. CCA whistleblower Bryan Holcomb has exposed how the company repeatedly ignored Medina’s pleas for … Continue reading

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Tell Obama to End S-COMM

Please sign the Presente petition asking President Obama to end the anti-immigrant program Secure Communities or S-COMM.  A message from Presente.org: “President Obama is trying to force local police officer to turn people over to immigration through a program called … Continue reading

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Take Action: Fair Treatment For Farm Workers Act

A message from the United Farm Workers: “It’s hot out there, really hot. And farm workers are working. California’s blazing sun may have already claimed two farm worker lives. And summer is in full swing with six more weeks of … Continue reading

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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 Brown. Tell him to sign the “Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act” when it reaches his … Continue reading

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Oppose Unconstitutional Detention

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon consider dangerous legislation that could detain immigrants indefinitely. Take action today, we need your help! Sign this petition from the National Immigrant Justice Center. The Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2011 (H.R. … Continue reading

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