We are workers in the food system, employed on farms, in factories, warehouses, trucks, supermarkets, restaurants, cafeterias, selling food on the streets and much more. We are organizing locally and globally to improve our working conditions and have a say in our workplaces and in our communities.


Procuring Food Justice: read our new report on a decade of values-based procurement

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artwork by Emitxin New Report Exposes Corporate Control of Public Supply Chains and the Communities Reclaiming Them A new report released today from the Food Chain Workers Alliance and HEAL…

The Food Workers Organizing Institute!

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On International Workers' Day, we're excited to announce the launch of our Food Workers Organizing Institute! Since our founding in 2009, the Food Chain Workers Alliance has been committed to…

Meet our 2023 Member Organizer Fellows

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español abajo In 2021, FCWA launched our new Member Organizer Fellowship Program to support a cohort of organizers and senior worker leaders anchored in our member groups. Fellows are funded…

Why must we support the Protecting America’s Meatpacking Workers Act

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  "Current labor laws protect companies more than workers. Many times, we are being forced to work under unsafe and unhealthy working conditions without the protection of the law. They…

Update on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

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(Español abajo) This year, for the third time, Food Chain Workers Alliance members mobilized to block the Farm Workforce Modernization Act or FWMA. Our campaign has been led by a…

Our 2022 Impact Report

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Thank you for being part of the FCWA network in 2022. When you stand with low wage workers organizing, you are standing up for a revolutionized economy—one where workers have…

Meet Our Members

We represent over 375,000 farmworkers, warehouse, meatpacking and distribution workers, restaurant industry and workers all along the food chain and all across the country.

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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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