On this page you'll find campus, local and national resources and organizations dedicated to the wellbeing of farmworkers and their families. Also included are ways you may engage more closely with farmworker advocacy and take action.
The BUENO College Assistance Migrant Program, CAMP, is a scholarship program that recruits students with migrant, agricultural backgrounds. In collaboration with the University of Colorado, the BUENO Center and Aims Community College, BUENO CAMP is committed to helping college freshmen in their pursuit of higher education.
Founded in 1993, the Migrant Farm Worker Division of Colorado Legal Services is a nonprofit organization that provides education, advocacy, and legal representation to farm workers throughout Colorado. They are based in the Denver office of Colorado Legal Services, but serve farm workers throughout the state. They collaborate with nongovernmental organizations and governmental agencies.
FrontLine Farming (FLF) is farmer advocacy and food justice organization on the Front Range. In addition to their outreach and educational programs, they operate 4 acres of urban farms in the Denver Metro Area.
Community Resources and Housing Development Corporation (CRHDC) promotes affordable housing through the development and preservation of affordable housing units throughout the state of Colorado. CRHDC also provides technical assistance to organizations in rural communities where there is a lack of capacity to develop new housing
The National Center for Farmworker Health has a number of resources for farmworkers and their families, including a bilingual (Spanish/English) telephone helpline that provides health information and referral services.
The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) has been an advocate for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States since 1971. The thread that binds the Association is the concept that training and education can provide the launching pad to a better and more stable life for the workers who plant, tend, and harvest the crops that Americans consume at their tables.
Student Action with Farmworkers is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring students and farmworkers together to learn about each other’s lives, share resources and skills, improve conditions for farmworkers, and build diverse coalitions working for social change.
NFWM began in 1920 as a ministry of charity and service, providing food, clothing and day care to farm workers. They continue that mission by educating and mobilizing their member and supporting organizations, other faith communities, groups, and individuals to support farm worker led campaigns that aim to improve farm workers’ working and living conditions.
Farmworker Justice is a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice.
The Farmworker Health project has three aims: (1) identify and make available educational materials for farmworker health, (2) work with farmworker outreach workers on professional development and new technology, and (3) provide internet access and training to farmworkers and their families.
The NAWS is an employment-based, random-sample survey of U.S. farm workers that collects demographic, employment, and health data in face-to-face interviews. Since 1989, over 73,000 farm workers have been interviewed.
The first annual Project Protect Winter Coat Drive was in 2022 in response to Colorado farm workers asking for winter clothes to endure the cold conditions. See Project Protect's website for information on future coat drives.
In Colorado, the state senate passed Bill 087, also known as the Farmworker Bill of Rights, in 2021. Read a summary of the bill, see its history from introduction to passage, and read the the full text.