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.


Report Back from the People’s Tribunal

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Last month, the Food Chain Workers Alliance Farmworker Committee convened in New York City to host a Bi-National People's Tribunal on the Struggles of Farmworkers in North America.Over two days…

Bi-National People’s Tribunal on The Struggles of Farmworkers in North America

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan 24, 2024 Grassroots farmworker organizations from the United States and Canada will convene a People's Tribunal on the Struggles of Farmworkers in North America from March…

Looking Ahead: FCWA in 2024

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We recently shared our 2023 Impact Report of highlights from the past year, like launching our Food Workers Organizing Institute, hosting our member summit in Arkansas, and publishing a report…

2023 Impact Report ✊

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We are pleased to share our 2023 impact report and thank everyone who makes this work possible, especially our incredible members. From our Food Workers Organizing Institute to our report…

2023 Reading List 👀

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Before we fight on for worker power in the new year, let's look back and celebrate all we've accomplished. Our can't-miss articles from 2023 feature FCWA members' work and issues…

It’s International Food Workers Week!

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It's International Food Workers Week! We started IFWW in 2012 to uplift workers in the food system and call for the public to support worker organizing. The week of U.S.…

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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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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