Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers

VICTORY!  Wendy’s not welcome on University of Michigan campus until the fast food giant joins the Fair Food Program!

VICTORY! Wendy’s not welcome on University of Michigan campus until the fast food giant joins the Fair Food Program!

[caption id="attachment_29329" align="aligncenter" width="770"] University of Michigan student marching in the 2017 Fair Food Parade in Columbus, Ohio.[/caption] Student Union Board of Representatives:  "It is the position of the Michigan Union Board of Representatives to not support companies that engage in practices deemed unethical by the Fair Food Program..." One down, three to go, and the "4 for Fair Food" >> Read More
PART 2: University of Florida and the “4 for Fair Food” Tour…

PART 2: University of Florida and the “4 for Fair Food” Tour…

[caption id="attachment_25484" align="aligncenter" width="800"] University of Florida students marching on the Reitz Union in 2017, demanding an end to UF's contract with Wendy's.[/caption] Florida Gators, proud of the state's homegrown Fair Food Program, are fighting for University of Florida to kick Wendy's off campus.  Will this be the year that Florida's flagship public university and agricultural school finally demonstrates support >> Read More
THIS WEEK: Student/Farmworker Alliance calls for Valentines to be sent to 4 for Fair Food University leaders!

THIS WEEK: Student/Farmworker Alliance calls for Valentines to be sent to 4 for Fair Food University leaders!

ACTION ALERT: Join Fair Food Nation in calling for "No More Frosty Hearts" from university leaders doing business with Wendy's by sending Valentines this week! This morning, the Student/Farmworker Alliance put out a call to action for not only students, but all members of the #FairFoodNation, to get geared up for the 4 for Fair Food Tour by sending a very >> Read More
PART 1: Ohio State University and the 4 for Fair Food Tour

PART 1: Ohio State University and the 4 for Fair Food Tour

[caption id="attachment_25695" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Ohio State University student fasters at the culmination of their seven-day fast in March 2017.[/caption] On International Women's Day, Ohio State University students will join with farmworkers to march on the president’s office and demand an end to Wendy's contract following years of broken promises by President Michael Drake... Today we bring you the first of >> Read More
Get on the bus!  4 for Fair Food Tour caravans are popping up from coast to coast!

Get on the bus! 4 for Fair Food Tour caravans are popping up from coast to coast!

[caption id="attachment_29323" align="aligncenter" width="799"] UNC Chapel Hill students march to demand the removal of Wendy's from their campus in support of the national Wendy’s Boycott (November 2018).[/caption] Make sure to sign up for your seat on the caravan nearest to you to join the CIW in Ohio or Florida during the 4 for Fair Food Tour... Plans are well underway >> Read More
Why are farmworkers embarking on the 4 for Fair Food Tour?

Why are farmworkers embarking on the 4 for Fair Food Tour?

By now, you know that farmworkers will be embarking on the 4 for Fair Food Tour from March 2-14, traveling across the nation to four of the country’s top public universities – the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Ohio State University in Columbus, and the University of Florida in Gainesville – >> Read More
Get ready!  Farmworkers from Immokalee are bringing the Wendy’s Boycott to a campus near you!…

Get ready! Farmworkers from Immokalee are bringing the Wendy’s Boycott to a campus near you!…

[caption id="attachment_29454" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Brand-new 4 for Fair Food Tour logo, hot off the presses, featuring the four universities where farmworkers and consumer allies will take action this coming March.[/caption] As students, community leaders and farmworkers lay the groundwork for the upcoming tour, calling on four leading universities to cut ties with Wendy's, YOU can start making plans for getting >> Read More
KPFA radio show “Against The Grain” highlights power of Fair Food!

KPFA radio show “Against The Grain” highlights power of Fair Food!

[caption id="attachment_28182" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Thousands march in the streets of New York City during the Time's Up Wendy's March in March 2018.[/caption] Syracuse U Professor Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern on the Campaign for Fair Food:  "It empowers people getting involved whether it's a student organizing or the workers themselves, people are now aware of how these shifts can happen." Earlier this week, >> Read More
Ally Corner: Reading, and writing, about the Fair Food Program!…

Ally Corner: Reading, and writing, about the Fair Food Program!…

For a Better World Magazine features excellent article on Worker-driven Social Responsibility as solution to gender-based violence penned by longtime Fair Food ally Rev. Noelle Damico... Here's a fun way to kick off the New Year! People often ask us what they can do as allies to help advance the expansion of the award-winning Fair Food Program.  Well, the first >> Read More