At this final stop on the CIW’s Northeast Tour, we were honored to be joined by the many allies and Giant shoppers from the D.C. region, including Rev. Michael Livingston, of the Poverty Initiative at the National Council of Churches of Christ, as well as Jeff Krehbiel of the Church of the Pilgrims, and Ben Burkett andContinue reading “New video from the Giant action!”
2012 Northeast Tour keeps rolling! Silence and evasion from Stop & Shop, Giant, Chipotle reflects unjustifiable refusal to participate in Fair Food Program Major Action at Giant/Ahold USA Corporate Offices Landover, MD (just outside Washington DC) Tuesday, April 17 4:00pm Picket • Theater • Delegation More info here The Northeast Tour has been a resounding successContinue reading “Northeast Tour about to hit D.C.!”
We’ve just got some great news that there will be a big action here to mobilize the campaign against Giant in mid-April with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Please join us for a D.C.-Baltimore Strategy conference call on Monday, 3/26, at 8 pm. Call: 218-339-4300 Pass code: 306419 hope to talk to everyone then! D.C.Continue reading “Mon. 3.26 @ 8PM: Strategy Conference Call for April Action!”
On March 10, 60 farmworkers and their allies broke bread after fasting for a week in front of the Publix Headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. Among the many supporters, students and youth represented communities from across the United States! Check out this letter from business students in Washington, DC, from the March 16 update from theContinue reading “Riding the Wave of the Fast for Fair Food…”
Our world is in incredible crisis right now, and yet, movements for greater social and economic justice are being dismissed. Those who turn away, I fear, have succumbed to the overwhelming and dominant notion that the path forward must be paved with the oppression of many so that a few may swell their financial gain.Continue reading “Why Fast? A Reflection on the Fast for Fair Food”
Happy Valentine’s Day! just a sample of D.C. Fair Foodies at our February 11th Fundraiser!
CIW, allies announce Fast for Fair Food, Publix headquarters, March 5-10, 2012 Isaiah 58:6, “Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free…” Throughout history, the act of fasting has been a show of faith, a formContinue reading “The CIW Announces the Fast for Fair Food! March 5 – 11”
UPDATE: In light of the agreement between Trader Joe’s and the CIW, the Sunday petition delivery to Trader Joe’s is cancelled. ONWARD TO PUBLIX… Instead, come celebrate with us Saturday night, and participate in the e-action at the party to tell Publix it’s time to follow suit! What! Join D.C. Fair Food in a visit to our local Trader Joe’s to deliverContinue reading “CANCELLED!! Joe, You’re Breakin’ My Heart: Petition Delivery to TJ’s Feb. 12 @12pm”
D.C. Fair Food is having a *VICTORY* party! There’s never been a better time to party than now, on the heels of a huge victory with Trader Joe’s! Help us raise some monies to get down to the CIW’s biggest action of the year in March 2012! Visit the Laptop Station to let Trader Joe’s PUBLIXContinue reading “DCFF Fundraiser & Victory Party! Feb. 11 @ 9pm”
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