Farmworkers Call on Ben & Jerry's to Stand Up for Dairy Workers' Rights in Supply Chain!

***November 2016 Campaign Update: Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry's agreed in May 2015 to work together to operationalize the Milk with Dignity Program in the Ben & Jerry's Supply Chain and have been working steadily towards that goal ever since!









Stay tuned for a May Day Milk with Dignity on-line petition and exciting national call for future summer actions at Ben & Jerry scoop shops across the nation!!!

Vermonters, join farmworkers on May Day!!

When: May 1st, 11:30 am-2:30pm

Where: Montpelier May Day Human Rights March, meet at City Hall 11:30, march to State House

What: Bring Empty Plastic Milk Jugs--fill it with rice and join our rockin' Milk with Dignity Brigade!

If you can't come: Stay tuned for petition launch, social media blitz, and summer national day of action announcement on May Day!!!

Registehere to join us on May Day and get more info about the whole day here.

Migrant Justice Announces New Milk With Dignity Campaign at Farm to Plate Conference

Migrant Justice Launches Milk with Dignity Campaign!

On Thursday, Migrant Justice's Abel Luna, following a speech by VT Governor Shumlin, addressed a crowd of 300 people at the annual Vermont Farm to Plate conference to a backdrop of this powerful slideshow:


Solidarity With Ferguson: Take Local Action on Labor Day!

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After hearing about Ferguson's police murder of Michael Brown Migrant Justice farmworker organizer Kike Balcazar reflected, "As a young person of color and human being I feel both angry and threatened. When will this world recognize that we are human beings and that we are sisters and brothers? The broken systems of our society have created poisonous ideologies in our communities. We have to unite together to change this if we are ever to live in peace and harmony."

Migrant Justice Joins Hundreds to Shut Down Immigrant Detention Center Calling for #Not1More Deportation!

Dear friends of Migrant Justice,


Migrant Justice leaders joined hundreds of immigrant workers and leaders to stand up for human rights yesterday calling upon President Obama for Not1More deportation by blocking the entrance to a Boston detention center shining light on the hundreds of immigrants unjustly imprisoned awaiting deportation!

Farmworkers and Supporters Declare Civil Rights=Immigrant Rights at VT DMV Getting Brand New VT Driver's Licenses And Commemorating Legacy of MLK

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***For Immediate Release*** Farmworkers and Supporters Declare Civil Rights=Immigrant Rights at VT DMV Getting Brand New VT Driver's Licenses And Commemorating Legacy of MLK Farmworkers step out of VT milking parlors onto the road Burlington and Montpelier VT-January 17, 8am-- On Friday January 17th, dozens of Vermont farmworkers and supporters stood in front of the DMV offices of Montpelier and Burlington VT, singing civil rights era songs to mark MLK weekend by celebrating a new VT law allowing access to driver's licenses regardless of immigration status.