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UFW and PCUN leadership stand in support of CIR

National Farm Worker Ministry applauds Giev Kashkooli, Vice President of the United Farm Workers (UFW) and Ramon Ramirez, President of Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United (PCUN), for their courageous stand in support of fair immigration reform. They joined more than … Continue reading

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Oppose all of Chambliss’ Amendments

The National Farm Worker Ministry and its Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA) call on our supporters to urge your Senators to oppose all of Chambliss’ amendments to the CIR bill S.744 Please read the Farmworker Justice and United Farm … Continue reading

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#FieldFotos Campaign

Take action in support of farm workers and immigrants. Join the United Farm Workers’ #FieldFotos Campaign today! On Tuesday, June 25th use #FieldFotos on Facebook and Twitter. Help United Farm Workers raise the voices, stories, & images of farmworkers while … Continue reading

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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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Advocating for Immigration Reform

At approximately 4:00 am on April 7th, 2013, four members of YAYA left Orlando, Florida, by rental car, to arrive around 6:00 pm that evening at the Ravensworth Baptist Church, in Virginia. There, YAYA members would give a presentation about … Continue reading

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California and Washington Supporters: Take Action for CIR!

Thousands of farm workers, community leaders, and allies will participate in United Farm Worker sponsored marches throughout California and Washington on March 23 and 24.  These marches will honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez, whose birthday is March 31, and … 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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