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”

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!”

CIW SPRING ACTION: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food (150 miles!)

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 tookContinue reading “CIW SPRING ACTION: March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food (150 miles!)”

“Una Visita de Honor” por Carmen Esquivel

Una visita de honor Esciribó para la CIW Carmen Esquivel En agradecimiento al grupo del estudiantes que asistieron al Encuentro Sep 13,14, 15, y 16 2012 Hace tres dias que el sol resplandenciente esparcio sus coloridos rayos para amenizar la llegada de todos ustedes jovenes estudiantes uno a uno fueron llegando hasta que aparecio laContinue reading ““Una Visita de Honor” por Carmen Esquivel”

Northeast Tour about to hit D.C.!

2012 Northeast Tour keeps rolling! Silence and evasion from Stop & Shop, Giant, Chipotle reflects unjustifiable refusal to participate in Fair Food Program Major Action at Giant/Ahold USA Corporate Offices Landover, MD (just outside Washington DC) Tuesday, April 17 4:00pm Picket • Theater • Delegation More info here The Northeast Tour has been a resounding successContinue reading “Northeast Tour about to hit D.C.!”

Royal Ahold: the CIW goes to Amsterdam!

“Royal” Ahold sticks to company line at 2011 shareholders meeting in Amsterdam; CIW responds… The CIW’s Lucas Benitez crossed the Atlantic this week to attend Ahold’s 2011 shareholders meeting in Amsterdam. He went in the hope that, given a chance to make his case to the company’s board and the gathered shareholders, a more sincereContinue reading “Royal Ahold: the CIW goes to Amsterdam!”