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!”

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 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)

DC Fair Food Attends the 2016 Labor Seder!

Thank you to everyone we met today & to Melanie, Jews United for Justice & Adas Israel Congregation – Washington, DC for having us at the Labor Seder! Alliance for Fair Food Coalition of Immokalee Workers Student/Farmworker Alliance ‪#‎laborseder2016‬ ‪#‎fairfoodnation‬

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!”

Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!

Every year, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers organizes a major spring action, and allies from across the country fly, drive, bike and caravan down to Florida to take part in this annual tradition. This year, DC and Philly will be caravaning down together to St. Pete, FL on March 21st for the CIW’s “Parade andContinue reading “Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!”

Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food

Every year, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers organizes a major spring action; and every year, allies and community members from across the country, fly, drive, bike, and even caravan down to Florida in order to take part in this annual tradition. This year, friends and community members from both DC and Philly will be caravaningContinue reading “Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food”

Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!

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 theContinue reading “Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!”

“Food Chains” Premieres in DC!

“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 byContinue reading ““Food Chains” Premieres in DC!”

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”