Listen to FLOC Vice President Cruz Díaz Montalvo discuss his thoughts on the union, his experience being a farm worker for 31 years, and his call to action to other workers!
“We are responsible from this moment forward, we are the voice of the union!” This past weekend, we met in Mexico City where over 15 H2A workers and staff came together to form our 2023 Union Advisory Committee. The committee’s role is to advise the union leadership on what is happening on the ground, to …
Reflections of FLOC President and Founder Baldemar Velasquez on Black History Month and the importance of Black Brown Unity for social change.
Collective bargaining agreement signed in North Carolina this month! The new Collective Bargaining Agreement gives over 9000 H2A workers on some 700 farms preservation of unparalleled rights for H2A workers.
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
Check out FLOC’s 2022 Impact Report! 2022 Informe de Impacto!
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 …
On September 10th, Baldemar Velasquez was re-elected as President of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee at the 14th Constitutional Convention.
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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