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2016 UFW Constitutional Convention

Earlier in May, I joined the National Farm Worker Ministry staff and board as we journeyed to Bakersfield, California for the 50th anniversary of the United Farm Workers Convention. The convention serves as the place where all the delegates of … Continue reading

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Jonas vs. Winter Board Meeting

The weekend of January 22nd was suppose to kick-off the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Winter board meeting but Jonas (the storm not our great Development Director, Alex) had other plans. I left out of Orlando on Wednesday, as per usual … Continue reading

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Darigold Sends Clear Message with Little to No Words at Seattle Rally

“Is it too much to ask for a simple dialogue to save farm worker’s lives?” Indira Trejo asked reporters as I and about 50 other farm worker advocates stood outside of Darigold headquarters on Wednesday, September 2. Trejo, a UFW … Continue reading

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Workers fired after speaking with UFW

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “A crew of fig workers need your immediate help. The workers with Stellar Distributing Inc. demonstrated support for the United Farm Workers by waving UFW black-eagle flags at an orchard near the Central Valley … Continue reading

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Darigold Worker drowns in cow manure pond!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “‘My children and I lost our lifeline, support, our friend, everything to us.’ Nubia Guajardo is talking about her partner Randy Vasquez, a 27 year old dairy worker, who drowned in a tragic … Continue reading

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Gerawan ignores the law again!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Breaking the law doesn’t seem to bother Gerawan Farming Inc., one of America’s largest fruit growers, which markets under its Prima label. We’ve come to you many times before over the litany … Continue reading

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Support Striking Baja California Workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Baja California farm workers decry rampant violation of Mexican labor law in export ag sector. Take a stand in support of their demands for improved wages and conditions. For the past 6 … Continue reading

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Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan Farming workers are excited. Support for their campaign is growing. On Tuesday, March 31, Cesar Chavez’s birthday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will debate and vote on a resolution telling Gerawan, one … Continue reading

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Take Action in Support Darigold Workers

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Federal judge rules that Darigold dairy is threatening residential drinking water. Cow Palace, a dairy in Yakima Valley who provides milk for Darigold, has been ignoring the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services … Continue reading

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Workers sickened by pesticides last August still no justice

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Workers will hand in petition to Ag Commissioner during March 6 rally ‘I work picking peaches for Gerawan. In August 2013, Gerawan workers entered a peach orchard to starting picking. They noticed … Continue reading

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