SAVE THE DATE: CIW’s Return to Human Rights Tour announced for March 16 – 29, 2017!

Mark your calendars, because it’s official! The CIW has announced their next major spring action: the Return to Human Rights Tour, March 16-29, 2017! In the tradition of the Taco Bell Truth Tours that successfully mobilized tens of thousands of consumers nationwide toward victory in the Campaign for Fair Food’s seminal Taco Bell Boycott – andContinue reading “SAVE THE DATE: CIW’s Return to Human Rights Tour announced for March 16 – 29, 2017!”

Behind the Braids Truth Tour comes to DC!

As the Wendy’s Boycott swells with growing support, the CIW is ready to to go “Behind the Braids” and take the truth behind Wendy’s façade of social responsibility on the road this fall! In a series of six regional tours, CIW farmworkers will join hundreds upon hundreds of consumer allies for powerful actions, film screenings,Continue reading “Behind the Braids Truth Tour comes to DC!”

DCFF Brunch + July Organize Meeting

Join DC Fair Food for our monthly organize meeting! This time we’ll be combining it with a summer brunch – bring something to share! WHEN: Sunday, July 10th WHERE: Melissa’s house WHEN: 11am – 1pm TENATIVE AGENDA 11:00am — BRUNCH 12:00pm — MEETING This meeting we’ll be focusing on planning our Aug 6th Boycott Wendy’sContinue reading “DCFF Brunch + July Organize Meeting”

REPORT BACK – Boycott Wendy’s Action

REPORT BACK Boycott Wendy’s Action in Washington DC After April’s Student/Farmworker Alliance Month of Outrage came to a close, DC Fair Food took to the streets to show Wendy’s that we won’t let them get away with farmworker exploitation! In the early afternoon of Sunday May 15th, we marched from the Georgia Ave metro to say:Continue reading “REPORT BACK – Boycott Wendy’s Action”

DC Fair Food Attends 9th Annual Rooting DC Forum

We were happy to attend the Rooting DC Forum for the second year in a row! This was the 9th annual forum hosted by DC Greens – Rooting DC is an all-day gardening forum that aims to provide education about urban food production and consumption, to cultivate health and preserve the environment. The program includes dozens ofContinue reading “DC Fair Food Attends 9th Annual Rooting DC Forum”

SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids

This weekend, Feb 12-14, the Student/Farmworker Alliance is calling for a VALENTINES DAY WEEKEND OF ACTION Video Action Submit a short video (no longer than 30 seconds) breaking up with Wendy’s over social media.   Goal  100 VIDEOS SUBMITTED AND TAGGED @Wendys  Why? Last year’s SFA Vday Action was a huge success. We’ve asked Wendy’s to beContinue reading “SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids”

ONE DC Membership Appreciation Day, Dec 5th

Membership Appreciation Day Saturday, Dec. 5, 3-6pm The African American Civil War Memorial and Museum 1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001   Join us in celebrating ONE DC members and volunteers for our wins over a year of organizing. The event will feature music, poetry, face-painting, food, and a special awards ceremony!Continue reading “ONE DC Membership Appreciation Day, Dec 5th”

DCFF & 3 Part Harmony Present to Washington Youth Garden

Written by Gail Taylor and Jennifer Ristau On July 22nd, Gail Taylor, owner and operator of Three Part Harmony Farm (3PH) and Jennifer Ristau, a member of DC Fair Food, co-presented an informative talk to the thirteen Green Ambassadors Program interns at the Washington Youth Garden in D.C. Taylor talked about how proud and fortunate she is asContinue reading “DCFF & 3 Part Harmony Present to Washington Youth Garden”