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!”

DCFF Brunch + July Organize Meeting

Join DC Fair Food for our monthly organize meeting! This time we’ll be combining it with a summer brunch – bring something to share! WHEN: Sunday, July 10th WHERE: Melissa’s house WHEN: 11am – 1pm TENATIVE AGENDA 11:00am — BRUNCH 12:00pm — MEETING This meeting we’ll be focusing on planning our Aug 6th Boycott Wendy’sContinue reading “DCFF Brunch + July Organize Meeting”

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”

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)

SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids

This weekend, Feb 12-14, the Student/Farmworker Alliance is calling for a VALENTINES DAY WEEKEND OF ACTION Video Action Submit a short video (no longer than 30 seconds) breaking up with Wendy’s over social media.   Goal  100 VIDEOS SUBMITTED AND TAGGED @Wendys  Why? Last year’s SFA Vday Action was a huge success. We’ve asked Wendy’s to beContinue reading “SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids”

Valentine’s Day Breakup with Wendy’s!

On Friday, February the 13th, the Alliance for Fair Food launched a National Valentine’s Weekend of Action to call on Wendy’s to show some love for farmworker and join the Fair Food Program! Wendy’s don’t be #frosty! Join the #FairFoodProgram! DC Fair Food began the weekend with an intimate Valentine’s Day Fundraiser Dinner with an elegant homeContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Breakup with Wendy’s!”

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” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!

The #FairFoodNation has done it again!! Due to a tremendous organizing effort, DC Fair Food had succeeded in hosting a phenomenal premiere weekend of the new documentary film, “Food Chains.” Countless DC residents filed into the theaters this past weekend and have proven DC to be a national leader in the farmworker justice movement. The film achieved an almostContinue reading ““Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!”

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”