USFSA and More than 60 Haitian and US Organizations Demand USDA Peanut Plan Be Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:                                                                                                                                    Claire Gilbert, (617) 524-1400 (Grassroots International) More than 60 Haitian and US Organizations, including USFSA, Demand USDA Peanut Plan Be Cancelled Over 60 US and Haitian organizations have joined a letter calling for an immediate cancellation of recent plans announced by the United States […]

USFSA Takes Action Across the Country for April 17 – International Day of Peasants and Farmers Struggles

USFSA joined La Via Campesina and hundreds of social movements around the world on the International Day of Action for Peasant and Farmers Struggles. Check out these photos from the actions organized across the US. In Bellingham, Washington, farmworker union Familias Unidas por la Justicia, Community to Community, and their allies carried their boycott of Driscoll’s […]

Press Statement on the Assassination of Berta Cáceres and Call to Action

March 9, 2016 Contacts: Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617) 735-5899 Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502) 415-1080 Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773) 319-5838 Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617) 524-1400 or (617) 628-3455 On Thursday, March 3rd, at 1 am CST, Berta Cáceres, a Lenca Indigenous woman and an internationally recognized leader, was […]

USFSA Calls for Immediate Release of Saeed Baloch, General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

USFSA Member organizations and allies send urgent letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry to push the Pakistani government to release Mr. Baloch, who was unjustly arrested and detained. On January 16, Mr. Saeed Baloch, the General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) was arrested by elements of the Pakistan Army and has since been […]