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”

Report Back & Video – Food Justice Bike Tour

DC Fair Food and Three Part Harmony Farm successfully pulled off Washington DC’s first ever “Food Justice Bike Tour & Community Dinner“! About 30 people came out on Father’s Day, June 21st, to show their support for #FoodJusticeDC movement in the District, urban farming and national farmworker organizing. Activists on bikes can travel much faster thanContinue reading “Report Back & Video – Food Justice Bike Tour”

Report Back: Now Is The Time Tour

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 DayContinue reading “Report Back: Now Is The Time Tour”

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”

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”

¡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!”

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”