On Friday, February the 13th, the Alliance for Fair Food launched a National Valentine’s Weekend of Action to call on Wendy’s to show some love for farmworker and join the Fair Food Program! Wendy’s don’t be #frosty! Join the #FairFoodProgram! DC Fair Food began the weekend with an intimate Valentine’s Day Fundraiser Dinner with an elegant home … More Valentine’s Day Breakup with Wendy’s!
The weekend before Thanksgiving, as we reflected on what we were grateful for, Washington, DC had the opportunity to take a look at our food system. “Food Chains,” a documentary by Sanjay Rawal, premiered across the country on Friday, November 21st with DC being one of several cities welcoming the premiere. “Food Chains” explores the … More Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!
The #FairFoodNation has done it again!! Due to a tremendous organizing effort, DC Fair Food had succeeded in hosting a phenomenal premiere weekend of the new documentary film, “Food Chains.” Countless DC residents filed into the theaters this past weekend and have proven DC to be a national leader in the farmworker justice movement. The film achieved an almost … More “Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!
“UP, UP WITH THE FAIR FOOD NATION!! DOWN, DOWN WITH THE EXPLOITATION!!” Join DC Fair Food as we host the premiere screening of Food Chains, the first ever documentary featuring the Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Co-produced by Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser (producer of Food, Inc. and author of Fast Food Nation) and narrated by … More “Food Chains” Premieres in DC!
On Saturday, March 8th, 30+ members of the Washington DC based Student/Farmworker Alliance Fair Food Chapter, DC Fair Food, traveled 400 miles to attend the Coalition of Immokalee Worker’s Wendy’s Headquarter Action on their 10 day, 10 city Now Is The Time Tour. Upon arriving Saturday afternoon, we were able to celebrate International’s Woman’s Day … More Report Back: Now Is The Time Tour
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 the … More March 8-9: Northeast Caravan to CIW Spring Action
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 as … More PRESS ROUND-UP: Wendy’s 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. We … More REPORT BACK: 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: … More ¡Wendy’s Founder’s Day March!
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’ … More Wendy’s Week of Action