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 – and … More SAVE THE DATE: CIW’s Return to Human Rights Tour announced for March 16 – 29, 2017!
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, … More Behind the Braids Truth Tour comes to DC!
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’s … More DCFF Brunch + July Organize Meeting
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: … More REPORT BACK – Boycott Wendy’s Action
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)
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 be … More SFA ACTION ALERT: Feb 12-14, Wendy’s Break Up Vids
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 home … More Valentine’s Day Breakup with Wendy’s!
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 the … More Report Back: “Food Chains” Is a Huge Hit in the District!
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 almost … More “Food Chains” gets extended screening at West End Cinema!
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