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 and … More Fundraiser – Help Get DC to the CIW Spring Action!
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 caravaning … More Philly/DC Caravan to CIW’s Parade & Concert for Fair Food
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
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!
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!)
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