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Senate bill for immigration reform

Dear NFWM friends, Last week, members of the National Farm Worker Ministry’s staff, board, and Youth and Young Adult Network accompanied over 100 farm workers in Washington, DC as they made their case for immigration reform through the halls of the House and … Continue reading

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Take action for CIR

A message from the United Farm Workers: “On April 16th, a bipartisan group of senators came together and officially introduced their immigration bill. It includes an incredible victory for us — a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented Americans. … Continue reading

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Your e-signature will make a difference!

Florida YAYA members have visited WAWA stores to share their concerns, but have not heard back from management. Join your voice to theirs! Ask Wawa to convey their consumers concerns to Reynolds, calling on the tobacco giant to works with Farm Labor Organizing … Continue reading

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Viva La Causa Movie Screening in Lakeland

Join the Youth and Young Adult Network of the National Farm Worker Ministry (YAYA) for a powerful film about the history of the United Farm Workers, the farm worker movement led by Cesar Chavez, and the movement of young people … Continue reading

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Gov. Brown denies farm worker protections

A message from the United Farm Workers: “On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown rejected The Humane Treatment for Farm Workers Act – authored by Assemblyman Charles Calderon (D-Whittier) – that would make it a misdemeanor crime, punishable by jail time and … Continue reading

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César E. Chávez National Monument

The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) and its Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA)  congratulate President Obama, the United Farm Workers and the César Chávez Foundation on the establishment of the César E. Chávez National Monument at La Paz. We … Continue reading

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2012 NFWM Board Meeting in CA

On August 16-18 Cole Lee and myself were the lucky YAYA delegates sent to represent our organization at the NFWM Board Meeting in Santa Clara California. On the first day there, I was able to mingle with different board members … Continue reading

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UFW 50th Anniversary Convention

The United Farm Workers celebrated a half-century of successes last month at the UFW 50th Anniversary Convention, held at the Rabobank Convention Center in Bakersfield, California from May 18th to the 20th. The convention was a meeting of farm worker … Continue reading

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Victory! Arysta pulls Methyl Iodide nationwide.

A message from the United Farm Workers: “We did it! We are proud to share a huge victory with you. We’ve just gotten word that Arysta LifeScience has pulled cancer-causing methyl iodide off the U.S. market. This announcement means the … Continue reading

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Stop child labor

Please take action before Dec 1st A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “The law lets kids do what? That’s right, in the US, children as young as twelve can legally work in the fields. They can pick your berries … Continue reading

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