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!”

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”

Respond to Publix’s new CEO change with call for Fair Food!

Hey Fair Foodies!   I wanted to pass along a timely request to all you active Fair Food social media mavens! Join us in responding to Publix’s new CEO change (and all their social media buzz around it) with an urgent call for Publix to also change the way they’re treating farmworkers and finally join the FairContinue reading “Respond to Publix’s new CEO change with call for Fair Food!”

DC Fair Food attends the CIW Wendy’s Action in Ohio, 2016

Thank you to one of our members for giving us a first hand account of what the CIW Worker’s tour Ohioh action was like this year! You couldn’t look away. You heard the voices of the hundreds of people gathered together, echoing as they continued forward. Forward- that is what the people united sound like.Continue reading “DC Fair Food attends the CIW Wendy’s Action in Ohio, 2016”

DC Fair Food planning meeting Sunday April 17th, 5pm. Georgetown University

Hello Luchador@s! Join us Sunday, April 17 at 5 pm to help organize the Wendy’s boycott in Washington DC and to talk about future events! RSVP on Facebook: http://bit.ly/23CdrpD Location: 3632 O St, NW, Washington D.C. 2007 (Look for an Orange house, right across from the main entrance)

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”

Caravan to CIW Spring Action – Workers’ Voice Tour

ON MARCH 6TH, farmworkers and thousands of consumer allies will be mobilizing in Columbus, Ohio to demand real, Worker-driven Social Responsibility from Wendy’s — the lone holdout among the big five fast-food companies of Yum Brands, McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, and Wendy’s who has yet to join the award-winning Fair Food Program!  DC Fair FoodContinue reading “Caravan to CIW Spring Action – Workers’ Voice Tour”

BREAKING!! Ahold USA (Giant and Stop n Shop) Join the Fair Food Program!

Ahold:  “The Fair Food Program is a time-tested leader in improving the lives of agricultural workers…” CIW:  Ahold’s “leadership will send an invaluable message to the rest of the grocery industry that social responsibility is greatly strengthened when workers, suppliers and retailers work together toward a more modern, more humane agricultural industry.” In a landmark development forContinue reading “BREAKING!! Ahold USA (Giant and Stop n Shop) Join the Fair Food Program!”