Immigration policy has been a prominent political topic ever since the previous presidential race. Often absent from this conversation, though, is the connection between immigration policy and food policy. In a country where 71 percent of farmworkers are foreign-born or immigrants and play an invaluable role in our food and agricultural system, it is essential to understand the links between the current immigration policies put forth by the Trump administration and the food and agricultural system in the United States.
Rural & Migrant Ministry's Sowing Seeds of Justice Reception, Dinner & Youth Symposium
Please join us in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our Youth Empowerment Program at our
Annual Sowing Seeds of Justice Reception & Dinner at
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
82 Prospect Street, White Pains, NY
The Youth Arts Group Symposium will be held at
RMM will be represented by Jose Chapa at the Just Food Conference in NYC with a 2:50pm Advocacy Work Session entitled: Fighting Back Along the Food Chain: Food Workers Building Resilient Movements
"The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people." -Cesar Chavez
In honor of Cesar Chavez Day and National Farmworker Awareness Week, this symposium aims to showcase interdisciplinary initiatives around immigration and migration in the United States. Presentations will include academic scholarship, artwork, film, and program proposals from students and activists across New York.
The Daughters of Sarah invite you to their annual Black History Month Dinner.
February 25, 2017, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Marlboro
98 West St, Marlboro, NY 12542
The theme is: UNITED WE STAND
The program will include both Guest Speakers and live music.
As always, the Daughters of Sarah will be serving delicious soul food including: fried chicken, BBQ chicken, collard greens, mac'n'cheese, potato salad, & corn bread
$15 for adults/$10 for children under 12
We invite college students who have break from March 13-17 to join us for an Alternative Spring Break in upstate NY. The program is an educational immersion experience that explores the realities of our Northern Border and the challenges facing farm worker leaders and community members. See our brochure for details, or visit the webpage.