Domestic Fair Trade Association

The Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA) is an association of farmworkers, farmers, retailers, processors, businesses, and NGOs building a movement to transform our food system into one that is more healthy, sustainable, and just. The DFTA is building a movement based on the values and principles of international fair trade, but focused on the real needs of farmworkers and family-scale farmers in North America. The Food Chain Workers Alliance is a member of the DFTA.

US Food Sovereignty Alliance

The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance is a US-based alliance of food justice, anti-hunger, labor, environmental, faith-based, and food producer groups that upholds the right to food as a basic human right and works to connect our local and national struggles to the international movement for food sovereignty. The USFSA works to end poverty, rebuild local food economies, and assert democratic control over the food system, and believes that all people have the right to healthy, culturally appropriate food, produced in an ecologically sound manner. The Food Chain Workers Alliance is a member of the interim coordinating team of the USFSA.


The DataCenter is a non-profit organization that supports grassroots organizing for justice and sustainability through strategic research, training, and collaborations. The DataCenter is providing research support and training to the Food Chain Workers Alliance, and Research Director Saba Waheed is a member of our Advisory Committee.

Food First!

The Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First!, is a research and policy think tank. Its purpose is to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger. In the summer of 2009 Food First! began its Food Workers-Food Justice program. Food First! Executive Director Eric Holt-Gimen├ęz is a member of our Advisory Committee.

National Employment Law Project

In partnership with national, state and local allies, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) promotes policies and programs that create good jobs, strengthen upward mobility, enforce hard-won worker rights, and help unemployed workers regain their economic footing through improved benefits and services. Annette Bernhardt, Policy Co-Director, is a member of our Advisory Committee.

Business Ethics Network

The Business Ethics Network‘s mission is to help transform the role of corporations in society by building the capacity of our members in their corporate campaign work, by providing education, facilitating collaboration, and increasing recognition of their campaign successes with the funding community and the public. The Alliance is a member of BEN.