March 8-9: Northeast Caravan to CIW Spring Action

REGISTER TODAY/REGISTRARSE HOY: bit.ly/nowisthetimetourrsvp Facebook event with more information/evento de Face con más info: bit.ly/nowisthetimetour Friends! Ready to join hundreds from across the country for a historic farmworker-led action? March 5th the Coalition of Immokalee Workers kicks off the “Now is the Time” grand tour through the Southeast and reaching as far north as theContinue reading “March 8-9: Northeast Caravan to CIW Spring Action”

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PRESS ROUND-UP: Wendy’s March

Press Round-Up “Then as now, students are demonstrating that they stand in solidarity with the farmworkers of Florida. Wendy’s ability to shirk accountability largely rests on the cynical hope that consumers will remain indifferent and ignorant toward its human factors of production. They are mistaken; students are engaged and informed, and if history serves asContinue reading “PRESS ROUND-UP: Wendy’s March”

REPORT BACK: Wendy’s Founder’s Day March

Report Back On November 16th, DC Fair Food organized 130+ students, allies, concerned consumers from DC, and East Coast supporters to march for the demand on Wendy’s to sign the CIW’s Fair Food Program. We gathered in front of the White House to rally and practice our chants/gritos before marching out to a Wendy’s. WeContinue reading “REPORT BACK: Wendy’s Founder’s Day March”

¡Wendy’s Founder’s Day March!

[abajo en Español] Dear Fair Food Nation: DC Fair Food presents: And don’t miss the after party!: WENDY’S FOUNDER’S DAY MARCH! Where: Lafayette Square, The White House Date: Saturday, Nov. 16th Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm RSVP on Facebook: bit.ly/wendysmarchfacebook Register ASAP: bit.ly/wendysmarchrsvp #WendysMarch Party! Where: 3415 Oakwood Terrace, NW. Mt. Pleasant. Date: Saturday, Nov 16th Time:Continue reading “¡Wendy’s Founder’s Day March!”

#2013Encuentro Fundraiser!

This week DC Fair Food and many of its community partners gathered at Haydees Restaurant for food, music, drinks and some good ol’ fashion fundraising to help send our members to the 2013 SFA Encuentro! Thanks to YOUR support we raised enough money to send 7 members of DC Fair Food to Immokalee, Florida forContinue reading “#2013Encuentro Fundraiser!”

Wendy’s Week of Action

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Wendy’s action last Wednesday! Wendy’s customers wanted to know why Wendy was there herself (aka Amanda). When we told them Wendy’s was refusing to join the Fair Food Program, they were outraged! One customer pulling into the drive-through turned right around. She didn’t want to support Wendys’Continue reading “Wendy’s Week of Action”

Report Back: Wendy’s Shareholder Action in NYC

For months now the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) has been encouraging Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Program and the rest of the Fair Food Nation in the collective fight for farmworker freedom. Wendy’s current CEO, Emil Brolick, was CEO of Taco Bell when they signed with the CIW way back in 2005. BecauseContinue reading “Report Back: Wendy’s Shareholder Action in NYC”

DC Fair Food Meeting ¡Vamos pa’ lante!

Join us Sunday to discuss how to move forward with momentum from the March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food! We’ll be planning out future Wendy’s actions, art-making parties and even a trip to New York! Details: Sunday, April 28th at 8pm @155 U Street NW. RSVP on Facebook! And in case you need some more inspiration…Continue reading “DC Fair Food Meeting ¡Vamos pa’ lante!”

REPORT BACK: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!

We just returned from the March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food! We took a big charter bus down with allies from all over the East Coast to join up with the Student/Farmworker Alliance and Coalition of Immokalee Workers! We joined them just in time for two days of marching and fantastic celebration. Se puede?Continue reading “REPORT BACK: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!”

March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!

March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!!! On March 3rd, workers from Immokalee and their allies from across the state and the country will begin a two-week, 175-mile march from Ft. Myers to Publix corporate headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. The marchers will be calling on Publix to join the CIW’s Fair Food Program, the groundbreakingContinue reading “March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!”