FEDERAL COURT RULING A MAJOR VICTORY FOR FLOC AND FARMWORKER RIGHTS

In a historic win for farmworkers and organized labor, FLOC and its allies overturned part of North Carolina’s Farm Act earlier this month. A federal court struck down part of the state law that would have stripped farmworkers and their union of their rights to bargain for voluntary union recognition in settling legal claims. This …

Veteran Farm Worker Family to Represent FLOC at White House Event

We would like to tell you the story of Jessica Molina. Jessica is the youngest daughter to founding FLOC members Gregorio and Margarita, Jessica grew up in an environment inspired by leadership and activism. As witness to her parent’s participation in numerous marches and boycotts, she would soon follow in their footsteps, advocating for underrepresented …

Sign Our Petition! Ask these growers to: SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS ON THEIR FARMS!

  O.J. SMITH FARMS, KENT SMITH FARMS, THE BASS FARMS, GREENLEAF NURSERY CO., THE BAILEY BROTHERS FARM  Dear Sisters and Brothers, Over the last several weeks, delegations of farm workers and community supporters delivered written notices to employers in support of FLOC members calling for an end to abuses and corruption in their workplace. They …

FLOC on The Hero’s Journey Podcast

FLOC President and Founder Baldemar Velasquez joined The Hero’s Journey Podcast for a discussion that travels through time, exploring Baldemar’s personal journey, current work, the impact of in-person organizing, how faith can bridge intolerance and foster solidarity, how the current global food landscape impacts his ability to support farmworkers in the US, the role of intergenerational knowledge sharing, and why living out a vision for change often requires some fumbling. Listen below

FLOC in the News!

FLOC Convention Resolves to Make Common Cause with Small Farmers Leaders of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee want to change the narrative about agriculture in America. FLOC members who gathered in Toledo, Ohio, for FLOC’s 14th quadrennial constitutional convention voted to re-elect President Baldemar Velasquez to a 14th term. Nearly 200 delegates attended, and seasonal …

Songs for Justice 2021

Music makes a movement. Join us as a united community THIS Saturday 11/20 to celebrate the history of FLOC’s resistance and support the fight for justice. Enjoy an uplifting night of historic protest songs, and celebrate the power of music as resistance and joy. #UniteForFarmworkers