Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Giving Tuesday Challenge: Help us raise $5,000 TODAY – and your donation will be doubled!

Giving Tuesday Challenge: Help us raise $5,000 TODAY – and your donation will be doubled!

[caption id="attachment_30871" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Young Fair Food leaders take up the mic to lead chants and songs during a Wendy's Boycott action in New York City (November 2019).[/caption] Calling on the Fair Food Nation: Giving Tuesday is here, and we need your help to keep the Fair Food movement strong! Help us get to $5,000 TODAY, and your donation will >> Read More
DEC. 3: Give thanks for farmworkers! #GivingTuesday is around the corner…

DEC. 3: Give thanks for farmworkers! #GivingTuesday is around the corner…

“How can I enjoy my food if the people growing, harvesting and packing it aren’t treated with respect and paid a decent wage? I am a proud supporter of the Fair Food Program because they are worker-led, creative, and tireless.”  – Mary Pautz, longtime CIW ally and donor Thanksgiving is almost upon us!  Today, from farmworkers in Immokalee to conscious >> Read More
New York City Council Members: “Wendy’s, New Yorkers expect better.”

New York City Council Members: “Wendy’s, New Yorkers expect better.”

[caption id="attachment_30903" align="aligncenter" width="800"] New York City Council Member Mark Levine addresses hundreds of farmworkers, New Yorkers, and supporters from across the Northeast during the "What are you hiding, Wendy's" March on November 18, announcing the introduction of City Council Resolution 1156 urging Wendy's to join the Fair Food Program.[/caption] New York City Council Members Mark Levine, Brad Lander, and >> Read More
500+ march on Wendy’s in NYC: “The longer they hold out, the stronger we become!”

500+ march on Wendy’s in NYC: “The longer they hold out, the stronger we become!”

From university halls to City Hall, over 500 farmworkers and consumers come together in New York's streets demanding to know "What are you hiding, Wendy's?" with day-long protest, march! PLUS: Comic and actor Amy Schumer visits protesters to lend support to farmworkers and their families fighting for justice; and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders endorses Wendy's Boycott! AND: New York City >> Read More
CALL NOW: Call Wendy’s leaders and storm social media as hundreds prepare to march in New York City!

CALL NOW: Call Wendy’s leaders and storm social media as hundreds prepare to march in New York City!

Here are three ways you can support today’s major march for farmworkers’ human rights to Wendy’s largest institutional shareholder, Trian Partners, in Manhattan!  Today’s the day!  The Immokalee caravan of over 60 farmworkers has settled into New York City and, as we write, is preparing to join hundreds of New Yorkers and allies from across the Northeast region in another >> Read More
ORGANIZING REPORT: New York City, Northeast region buzzing with plans for major Wendy’s march next week!

ORGANIZING REPORT: New York City, Northeast region buzzing with plans for major Wendy’s march next week!

[caption id="attachment_30836" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Student organizers with United Students Against Sweatshops invite CIW’s Lupe Gonzalo to present on farmworkers’ human rights at the 2019 USAS Northeast Regional Summit, hosted by Columbia University’s Student Worker Solidarity.[/caption] Hundreds finalize plans to converge on Manhattan and march with farmworkers Monday, Nov. 18... We’re less than one week out from the much-anticipated “What are >> Read More
PHOTO REPORT: National Day of Action turns up the heat on Wendy’s with 20 actions in 14 states!

PHOTO REPORT: National Day of Action turns up the heat on Wendy’s with 20 actions in 14 states!

From Washington State to Washington DC, the Fair Food Nation ramps up for CIW’s major mobilization in NYC on November 18 with nearly two dozen Wendy’s Boycott demonstrations! On October 28th, the Fair Food Nation came together for a huge National Day of Action in the Wendy's Boycott!  In nearly two dozen actions in 14 cities, students, community allies, and >> Read More
TAKE ACTION: Nov. 2 announced as Day of Action for Migrant Justice’s Hannaford Campaign!

TAKE ACTION: Nov. 2 announced as Day of Action for Migrant Justice’s Hannaford Campaign!

[caption id="attachment_30704" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Dairy workers and allies march during the launch of Migrant Justice's Hannaford Campaign in October 2019. Migrant Justice is calling on the northeastern supermarket chain to join the Milk with Dignity Program and ensure the human rights of dairy workers in their supply chain.[/caption] Send a message to Hannaford CEO Mike Vail: It's time for Hannaford >> Read More
Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) movement leaders gather in New York!

Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) movement leaders gather in New York!

[caption id="attachment_30762" align="aligncenter" width="800"] From left, Cathy Albisa (National Economic and Social Rights Initiative), Gerardo Reyes Chavez (Coalition of Immokalee Workers), Sam Mokhele (National Clothing Textile and Allied Workers Union), Thusoana Ntlama (Federation of Women Lawyers in Lesotho), Rola Abimourched (Worker Rights Consortium), and Judge Laura Safer Espinoza (Fair Food Standards Council) speak on a panel at last week's Worker-driven >> Read More
ACTION ALERT! SFA leaders declare Wendy’s Boycott National Day of Action on October 28th!

ACTION ALERT! SFA leaders declare Wendy’s Boycott National Day of Action on October 28th!

October 28th: From Miami to Washington, fair food allies are demanding that Wendy's respect the rights of farmworkers! A week ago, we brought you the beautiful photo report from the Student/Farmworker Alliance's 2019 annual Encuentro convening, a long weekend of strategy and community-building that sparked exciting plans to ramp up student action in the Wendy’s Boycott this fall, starting with >> Read More