Farmworker Justice 35th Anniversary Award Reception
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Beacon Hotel and Corporate Headquarters
Rooftop Lounge
1615 Rhode Island Avenue
Washington, DC 20036


Help us celebrate our 35th anniversary of empowering farmworkers to win a greater measure of justice. Your support makes our work possible. We are proud to honor the following individuals and organizations for their commitment to the farmworker cause:

Farmworker Justice Award: Eliseo Medina, former International Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and President of Mi Familia Vota. Mr. Medina, who was a farmworker and a highly successful labor organizer in California’s fields and other occupations, has been a leading voice nationally for comprehensive immigration reform.

Shelley Davis Memorial AwardHector E. Sanchez, the Executive Director of the Labor Council for Latin America Advancement (LCLAA) and chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA). In both roles, Mr. Sanchez has advanced policy issues of critical importance to farmworkers, including on immigration, labor, occupational safety, and health.

Farmworker Activism AwardStudent Action with Farmworkers (SAF). Based in North Carolina, SAF has been educating, mentoring and mobilizing students from middle school through the university level to support a more just agricultural labor system. 

Current May Reception 2016 Sponsors:

Presenting Partner

Leader of Justice
Hispanic Federation

Social Justice Advocate
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

Harvester of Justice
Robin Talbert and Bruce Goldstein
Hughes, Socol, Piers, Resnick and Dym, Ltd.
Joan and James Leonard
The Committee for Farmworker Justice at Pathstone
Mehri & Skalet, PLLC
Jules Bernstein and Linda Lipsett
Amalgamated Transit Union
Katz, Marshall & Banks  

Cultivator of Justice
James and Hoffman, PC
Barbara Somson and Ross Eisenbrey 
Jay Holleran and Maria Holleran Rivera 
Katharyn Marks and James Klimaski 
Kathy Krieger 
La Cooperativa Campesina de California
Marco César Lizárraga
United Mine Workers of America 
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association | National Labor Office
Fuentes Strategies, LLC

Farmworker Friend
Terri Bookless
Natalie Mendoza
Janice and Howard Berman
Deborah Berkowitz
Farmworker Legal Services of New York
Carol Wolchok
Christine Owens  


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Presenting Partner ($10,000 and above) - 10 tickets, welcoming statement

Leader of Justice ($5,000 to $9,999) - 6 tickets

Social Justice Advocate ($2,500 to $4,999) - 4 tickets

Harvester of Justice ($1,000 to $2,499) - 3 tickets

Cultivator of Justice ($500 to $999) - 2 tickets

Farmworker Friend ($250 to $499) - 1 ticket

Individual Ticket- $100

Please contact Carolyn Lesesane at [email protected]   or 202-293-5420 ext. 301 for more information about sponsorships. 

Payment can be made online (click here) or by check:

Please make checks payable to Farmworker Justice and mail to:

Farmworker Justice
1126 16th Street, NW, Suite 270
Washington, DC 20036

Together, let’s help protect the people who labor in the fields to feed us!
Farmworker Justice® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Your support helps Farmworker Justice continue its important work.