Facts from the NC Justice Center’s Workers Rights Project Spanish English
On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader and pioneer, Cesar Chavez. A first-generation American, former child farmworker, WW-II Navy Veteran, and community organizer, Cesar Chavez lived a life of voluntary poverty which speaks to his honor and nobility as a historic Mexican-American figure. Chavez founded The Farm Workers Movement… Read More →
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by: Chris Liu-Beers, Former Program Associate Farmworkers play a vital role in cultivating the food we eat every day, and North Carolina has one of the largest farmworker populations in the nation. even though 85% of our fresh fruits and vegetables are harvested by hand, farmworkers remain largely invisible. OVERVIEW OF FARM WORK Agricultural labor… Read More →
Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm The Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm is rooted in the values of nourishment, freedom, and reciprocity. The farm is a space for communal healing between plant, animal, and human. Practicing reciprocity for the land and the community is our attempt to grow toward sovereignty. The Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm visions a just… Read More →