WE ARE THE
FOOD CHAIN WORKERS ALLIANCE
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Who We Are

The Food Chain Workers Alliance is a coalition of worker-based organizations whose members plant, harvest, process, pack, transport, prepare, serve, and sell food, organizing to improve wages and working conditions for all workers along the food chain.

Meet Our Members

We represent over 300,000 farmworkers, warehouse, meatpacking and distribution workers, restaurant industry and workers all along the food chain and all across the country.

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For all the latest news, actions, groundbreaking reports and timely opportunities to speak up for food workers, join our listerv. Be part of the movement and take action to ensure a fair, healthy, local, sustainable, humane food system.

Our Programs

The Food Chain Workers Alliance focuses on four areas of work in order to improve the lives and communities of food system workers and their families. Each member organization participates in at least one of the four program committees.

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"Being part of this Alliance has been awesome. We're gonna be noticed. When you bring so many people together for one cause, that's when we make a change."

− Ruth Faircloth, Rural and Migrant Ministry

"It's gonna take all of us. We really need to start talking amongst each other and getting more organized. Being part of the Food Chain Workers Alliacne is really big for my organization so we can amplify our stories and hopefully bring about change faster."

− Dominic Ware, OUR Walmart (Organization United for Respect at Walmart)

"I was treated differently after i started organizing to form a union. But it's worth it to fight for equal rights, a better wage and a better future."

− Velia Perez, Teamsters Joint Council 7

"I think the food movement needs to be much, much broader and the FCWA has made that intersectionality much more visible."

− Jen Mendoza, Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center

"To know that other organizations are dealing with with the same issues - if we were all able to come together and work as one, I believe that it will change a lot of things."

− Tammy Parkes, Rural and Migrant Ministry

Member Organizations

We are fighting for a food system that is healthy, local, sustainable, humane and fair.
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