Category: Fair Food Program to the Fore: November 2012 – October 2013

Special to the CIW: Read the Publix Op/Ed the Atlanta Journal Constitution refused to publish!

Special to the CIW: Read the Publix Op/Ed the Atlanta Journal Constitution refused to publish!

[hupso_hide][hupso title=".@EmoryUniversity professor Carol Anderson pens beautiful op/ed on @Publix and #humanrights!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16974"] Emory University professor Carol Anderson pens beautifully-written opinion piece on Publix and human rights... Emory University professor Carol Anderson (pictured above during a recent Publix protest in Atlanta, part of last month's big Southeast Truth Tour) recently submitted a powerfully-written op/ed to the Atlanta Journal Constitution that methodically >> Read More
Midwest Tour builds pressure in Wendy’s <br /> stomping grounds…

Midwest Tour builds pressure in Wendy’s
stomping grounds…

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#WendysMidwestTour final report! #FairFoodNation gearing up in #OH for @Wendys campaign this fall..." url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16936"] CIW's travels through the Midwest signal growing impatience of consumers with Wendy's refusal to join widely lauded Fair Food Program -- and foreshadow powerful fall campaign! [caption id="attachment_16939" align="aligncenter" width="523"] Students and other friends of the CIW at Denison University rally in support of justice for >> Read More

A good couple of days for Fair Food… Part 2

[hupso_hide][hupso title="Part 2 of @CIW's fruitful trip to #NYC! Plans for upcoming @FoodChainsFilm & fair blueberries" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16914"] Following the exciting Roosevelt Medal ceremony, CIW team meets with allies on two important new fronts in the Fair Food movement! The photo above is a still from a compelling new documentary on farm labor in the United States entitled "Food Chains."  The >> Read More
A good couple of days for Fair Food…

A good couple of days for Fair Food…

"Hope that a better world, a more humane world, was in fact possible..." Four Freedoms Medal ceremony, massive Wendy's protest, highlight week full of momentum in movement for Fair Food! “Somewhere we have heard that the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice… Today, for the first time in the history of the south, this >> Read More

Join CIW members this week for the Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards ceremony, Wendy’s action in New York!

[hupso_hide][hupso title=".@CIW heading up to #NYC for @rooseveltinst's Four Freedoms Award, plus @Wendys action!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16838"] CIW heads to New York for full schedule of celebration and action: Freedom From Want Medal ceremony, Food Sovereignty Prize ceremony, and a Wendy's Action! After many months of anticipation, the CIW is on the road to the Big Apple for a week of celebration >> Read More
Midwest Tour takes aim at Wendy’s!

Midwest Tour takes aim at Wendy’s!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#MidwestTour takes aim at @Wendys! @Sfalliance on the rise..." url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16798"] Massive protest descends on Minneapolis Wendy's, as 150 students with Real Food Challenge and Minneapolis community members join CIW delegation for the centerpiece action of Midwest Tour's first week! Midwest Tour, with focus on education and movement building ahead of major new campus initiative in Wendy's campaign, moves on to >> Read More
Florida institutions collide: Abigail Disney calls on Publix to join Fair Food Program!

Florida institutions collide: Abigail Disney calls on Publix to join Fair Food Program!

[hupso_hide][hupso title=".@AbigailDisney joins @CIW women's group to call on @Publix to join the #FairFoodProgram!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16775"] Abigail Disney, award-winning filmmaker and granddaughter of co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, visits Immokalee, joins CIW for Publix protest in Ft. Myers... [caption id="attachment_16776" align="aligncenter" width="523"] Abigail Disney, center, speaks to Publix representative as part of the CIW's manager delegation during last weekend's protest in >> Read More

4 million-member-strong anti-slavery leader Walk Free enters the fray in Wendy’s campaign!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#antislavery leader @WalkFree launches e-action calling on @Wendys to join #FairFoodNation!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16713"] International anti-slavery giant Walk Free launches e-action calling on Wendy's to "sign the Fair Food Agreement now and help end slavery forever in Florida’s tomato fields." The Australia-based anti-slavery organization Walk Free -- which boasts a community of over 4 million members -- wrote a novel email >> Read More

“We are not going back. We are going forward — and sooner or later, Publix is coming with us.”

[hupso_hide][hupso title="CIW on #PublixTruthTour: We are not coming back. We are going forward, & sooner or later, @Publix is coming with us" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16615"] Publix Truth Tour ends its two-week journey on a high note in actions with hundreds of allies in Atlanta, Athens and Tallahassee! (Spoiler alert: Lots and lots of beautiful photos ahead...) Two weeks.  Fourteen cities.  Hundreds of >> Read More