Mission & Vision Statements

Mission Statement

The mission of the Salt of the Earth Recovery Project is to recognize the lives, labor, and leadership of the women  and men of Local 890 and celebrate their groundbreaking role in the 1950-1952 Empire Zinc Mine Strike.

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Vision Statement

The vision of the Salt of the Earth Recovery Project is to honor the stories of the women and men of Local 890 and to support restoration and preservation of the Local 890 union hall in Bayard, New Mexico for the benefit of the local community, the citizens of New Mexico, and the historic memory of the nation.

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