Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers

MAJOR ACTION ANNOUNCED: “4 for Fair Food Tour,” March 2-14, 2019, farmworkers and students to take the Boot the Braids Campaign to the next level!

MAJOR ACTION ANNOUNCED: “4 for Fair Food Tour,” March 2-14, 2019, farmworkers and students to take the Boot the Braids Campaign to the next level!

This coming spring, farmworkers from Immokalee and their national allies will join forces on four of the country's flagship state universities – University of Michigan, Ohio State University, UNC Chapel Hill, and University of Florida – to demand Fair Food on campus... or an end to contracts with Wendy's! Today, on International Human Rights Day, we are thrilled to announce >> Read More
ACTION ROUND-UP: Farmworkers, students and religious allies rally for farmworker justice in Sarasota, Philadelphia, and Miami!

ACTION ROUND-UP: Farmworkers, students and religious allies rally for farmworker justice in Sarasota, Philadelphia, and Miami!

[caption id="attachment_29270" align="aligncenter" width="800"] 100+ students protest alongside farmworkers in Miami, Florida, during a series of November protests in the national Wendy's Boycott.[/caption] CIW's Nely Rodriguez in Miami: "What we are asking is that Wendy’s stop abandoning human rights protections for farmworkers, that they don’t tolerate sexual harassment of women, and that we all move forward with this new day >> Read More
NEW VIDEO: This Giving Tuesday, we need YOU to fuel the Fair Food movement!

NEW VIDEO: This Giving Tuesday, we need YOU to fuel the Fair Food movement!

Giving Tuesday: We need you to join farmworkers in making all food Fair Food by donating TODAY! The holiday season is upon us, and in the long stretch of festivities from Thanksgiving to New Years, a special day has slowly risen on the calendar in recent years to claim its own significance, a small glow in the bright firmament of >> Read More
This Thanksgiving, help those who make your holiday feast possible by becoming a sustainer of the Fair Food movement!

This Thanksgiving, help those who make your holiday feast possible by becoming a sustainer of the Fair Food movement!

This Thanksgiving, you can help sustain the groundbreaking advances we've achieved through the Fair Food Program, and give thanks for the women and men who put food on your Thanksgiving table, by becoming a Fair Food Sustainer The holiday season is officially upon us.  The routine of daily life is receding by the hour, replaced by the gathering joy of >> Read More
CIW’s Harvest Without Violence Mobile Exhibit travels to Haverford College for a Fair Food-filled week!

CIW’s Harvest Without Violence Mobile Exhibit travels to Haverford College for a Fair Food-filled week!

[caption id="attachment_29236" align="aligncenter" width="799"] Students and staff from Haverford College get ready to head over to the protest in front of Wendy’s after hosting the Harvest without Violence Exhibit.[/caption] Students from Haverford College, Temple University, Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore get fired up in Student/Farmworker Alliance's Boot the Braids Campaign! Last week, the CIW’s eye-opening Harvest Without Violence Mobile Exhibit traveled from >> Read More
Compass Group USA highlights Fair Food partnership at Restaurant Associate’s Innovation Summit!

Compass Group USA highlights Fair Food partnership at Restaurant Associate’s Innovation Summit!

Today, we bring you a quick and exciting update from the Fair Food label front! This past Friday and Saturday, inside New York City’s historic Prince George Ballroom, the Fair Food Program was on display at Restaurant Associate’s Innovation Summit, organized by one of the Fair Food Program’s participating buyers, Compass Group U.S.A.  Building on years of internal education with >> Read More
PHOTO REPORT, PART 2: “Boot the Braids” campaign ramps up pressure against university leaders’ dishonorable stance on Wendy’s human rights record…

PHOTO REPORT, PART 2: “Boot the Braids” campaign ramps up pressure against university leaders’ dishonorable stance on Wendy’s human rights record…

[caption id="attachment_29221" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Over 60 UNC-Chapel Hill students, professors and Triangle-area community leaders hold a protest in support of the “Boot the Braids” campaign to remove Wendy’s from campus until the company joins the award-winning Fair Food Program. Oct. 25, 2018.[/caption] Ohio State, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Florida students fight to remove Wendy’s from >> Read More
PHOTO REPORT: Student/Farmworker Alliance turns up the heat on Wendy’s with National Week of Action!

PHOTO REPORT: Student/Farmworker Alliance turns up the heat on Wendy’s with National Week of Action!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="795"] Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stage a theater skit on the steps of UNC Chancellor Folt’s office to highlight the University’s complicity in human rights abuses.[/caption] Hundreds of students, young people from Coast to Coast get creative in Wendy's Boycott during "Pulling Back the Curtain on Wendy's" National Week of Action! >> Read More
Harvard Business Review:  Fair Food Program is “a novel example of how to prevent and address workplace abuse”!

Harvard Business Review: Fair Food Program is “a novel example of how to prevent and address workplace abuse”!

[caption id="attachment_23862" align="aligncenter" width="796"] A Fair Food Program label (above, left) identifies FFP strawberries, headed for Whole Foods. The label came years after farmworkers and consumers took collective action to create the Fair Food Program, using the power of the market to protect workers at the bottom of global supply chains.[/caption] CIW's "efforts use supply-chain reform to eliminate sexual harassment, >> Read More
Teen Vogue highlights “tireless efforts” of CIW in movement for farmworker rights!

Teen Vogue highlights “tireless efforts” of CIW in movement for farmworker rights!

[caption id="attachment_24626" align="aligncenter" width="799"] CIW's Silvia Perez (left) marches in Wendy's protest in Southwest Florida, demanding that the fast food giant join the Fair Food Program.[/caption] "The coalition... has long been a guiding light for the farmworkers’ rights movement..." Today, we bring you highlights from a brand-new article from Teen Vogue, the youth arm of Vogue Magazine with over one >> Read More