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? … More REPORT BACK: 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 groundbreaking … More March for Rights Respect and Fair Food!
Old fashioned is right!… It’s time for Wendy’s to join the rest of the fast-food industry in the 21st century and support the Fair Food Program! What about Wendy’s? With one glaring exception, the top five fast-food companies in the world have joined the Fair Food Program, paying a penny-per-pound premium on the tomatoes they purchase … More CIW takes on Wendys!
Weren’t able to make it to the GIANT Thanksgiving Action? No worries, we’ve got pictures! Over 50 Manager letters were signed and delivered to the Giant manager. We got an incredibly supportive response from the greater community, and gathered a few more allies. The action was definitely a success and we can’t wait to see what’s … More Giant Thanksgiving Action
March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food! A 150 mile, 2 week march from Immokalee, FL to front steps of Publix headquarters in Lakeland, Fl — On Dec. 12th, 2012, the CIW announced that this year’s spring action will be harkening back to the epic “March for Dignity, Dialogue and a Fair Wage” that took … More CIW SPRING ACTION: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food (150 miles!)
Chipotle Protest!! The CIW has officially begun its campaign against Chipotle, asking them to sign the Fair Food Agreement. Major Washington D.C. Action // Dupont Circle Wednesday, July 25th 6:00pm Picket • Delegation The Chipotle campaign is a campus centered campaign that focuses on students and to engage with the Campaign for Fair Food. Come out … More Chipotle Protest – July 25th – Dupont Circle!
We’ve just got some great news that there will be a big action here to mobilize the campaign against Giant in mid-April with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Please join us for a D.C.-Baltimore Strategy conference call on Monday, 3/26, at 8 pm. Call: 218-339-4300 Pass code: 306419 hope to talk to everyone then! D.C. … More Mon. 3.26 @ 8PM: Strategy Conference Call for April Action!
On March 10, 60 farmworkers and their allies broke bread after fasting for a week in front of the Publix Headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. Among the many supporters, students and youth represented communities from across the United States! Check out this letter from business students in Washington, DC, from the March 16 update from the … More Riding the Wave of the Fast for Fair Food…
Happy Valentine’s Day! just a sample of D.C. Fair Foodies at our February 11th Fundraiser!
CIW, allies announce Fast for Fair Food, Publix headquarters, March 5-10, 2012 Isaiah 58:6, “Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free…” Throughout history, the act of fasting has been a show of faith, a form … More The CIW Announces the Fast for Fair Food! March 5 – 11