Fair Food Project
Michigan Fair Food Project

Join the coalition of retailers, restaurants, farmers, and farmworkers working to end exploitation in the food supply chain.

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Our Roots Make Us Strong

Migrant Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization that has been advocating for migrant workers’ rights since 1973. Facing poverty, language barriers and discrimination, migrant workers often struggle to maintain basic human dignity. Through a myriad of programs and services, MLA stands up for the rights of workers to have proper housing, work under safe conditions, and earn a fair wage.  MLA serves as an advocate for legislation and policies that support Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers. Furthermore, MLA conducts education and outreach to migrant labor camps to empower workers to be informed and help them avoid and reverse injustices.

Legal Services


Defending Against Hate

Migrants Overcoming Violent Environments

Safe Housing

Class Action

Pesticide Exposure


1 K
Migrant Farmworkers and families in Michigan
1 Mil
in recovered wages,judgments, and damages for farmworkers in the last decade
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Hours of direct counsel and legal advice in the last year

Fighting Labor Trafficking

After escaping labor trafficking in the Kalamazoo area, one man reunites with his daughter. Learn more about what Migrant Legal Aid is doing to prevent human and labor trafficking in Michigan.

Michigan Fair Food Project

The Michigan Fair Food Project is a partnership between Migrant Legal Aid, food producers, retailers, and employers for fair and ethical treatment of farmworkers. The partnership allows for active dispute resolution between everyone involved and timely resolution of emergent issues. As a signer of our pledge, we give you the right to use the Fair Foods Seal on your produce to show the public you are actively involved in the rights of these workers and interested in social justice.

Fair Food Participants

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