Big Tobacco and US Dept. of Labor Collaborate to Support Abusive Employers in Agriculture Farmworker Union Opens Anti-Corruption Campaign

Raleigh, NC- On Thursday October 22 a delegation of H2A guestworkers, members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee deliver a petition to the Trump Labor Department calling for them to “do their job” after a case has been lingering in the government bureaucracy for over a year, as part of the launch of a new …

Call to Action for Police Reform

On October 3rd a full and overflowing crowd gathered in a big top tent and almost 200 people tuned in virtually for the Black/Brown Unity Coalition (BBUC) Peace Rally. At the end of 2017, the BBUC came together and signed a historic and groundbreaking Code of Conduct agreement with the Toledo Police Department that brought …

Black/Brown Unity Coalition Peace Rally

We have seen and participated in marches against police brutality, but have we seen real, actionable progress here in Toledo? Help us push the Code of Conduct city-wide and county-wide as a vehicle to curb racial profiling, stop police misconduct before it happens, and improve police-community relations. The Code of Conduct was signed in November …

FLOC’s Employee and Member Outreach Standard During Covid-19 Pandemic

Dear friends, supporters, and allies, As we are living in tumultuous times, we keep in mind that not just now but always, we work with a fierce passion to safely provide the very best for our members and others around us. As we currently deal with the COVID-19 virus, farm workers are continually short on, …

FLOC Homies Union Changing How Toledo Public Schools Addresses Sexual Harassment and Violence

June 15, 2016 Following a powerful community march led by the FLOC Homies last week, Toledo Public Schools (TPS) will be putting more time and resources into raising awareness about sexual harassment and violence, and ways to keep women safe in their schools. At the march, Harley Foore, a student at a Toledo public school noted, “Toledo Public …

Fuerza y Libertad: Strength and Liberty

Fuerza y Libertad is a community organization dedicated to building real power within the Latino Community in Eastern North Carolina. Members gather at the FLOC office for monthly meetings to discuss issues impacting the community and how we can organize to fight back against issues like discrimination, workplace abuses, and policies that are harmful to …