Support the rights of flower workers in Colombia!
Call your Representative
and ask him/her to join in honoring Colombian flower workers by designating February 14th as International Flower Worker's Day. Or if you'd prefer, enter your info here and send them a letter. Help support workers' rights in
Did you know that, on Valentine's Day, 65% of flowers in the U.S. come from Colombia? Unfortunately, though, cheap flowers for us means deplorable working conditions for flower workers: to learn more, watch this video by the WFP Colombia Team, featuring our Colombian partner organization Cactus, and members of the Colombian flower sector.
But you can do something to address this difficult situation for Colombian flower workers TODAY!
This Valentine's Day, Representative Keith Ellison (MN) is circulating a resolution in Congress this evening to recognize February 14 as International Flower Workers’ Day
Call your Representative NOW (or enter your info here and send them a letter) and ask him/her to add their name in support of International Flower Worker's Day.
Tell your Representative to be in touch with Brieana Marticorena at Rep. Ellison's office (
AND TAKE THESE OTHER ACTIONS!
Thank you for your action on behalf of Colombian women flower workers!