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

Happy 83rd, Publix!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="Video by author, theologian Brian McLaren kicks off Fair Food Nation's wishes for Publix's 83rd birthday" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16144"] Video by author, theologian Brian McLaren kicks off Fair Food Nation's wishes for Publix's 83rd birthday...  [caption id="attachment_12355" align="alignright" width="192"] One of the Fair Food Nation's greatest nonagenarians -- and a very kind man -- the late Stetson Kennedy, gives Publix a >> Read More

Press Release: Wendell Berry, Paul Krugman, CIW comment on upcoming Four Freedoms Awards…

[hupso_hide][hupso title="CIW, Wendell Berry, Paul Krugman comment Upcoming #FourFreedoms Award in #NYC in Oct!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16129"] Roosevelt Institute announces time, place for October awards gala!  The October 16th award ceremony in New York City is approaching, and this week the Roosevelt Institute issued a press release with details on the upcoming gala  and quotations from the various laureates -- including novelist >> Read More
Photo Report: CIW families, consumers teach Publix the true meaning of Labor Day!

Photo Report: CIW families, consumers teach Publix the true meaning of Labor Day!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="Labor Day Weekend of Action in FL: CIW's Women's Group leads the way" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16081"] CIW's Women's Group leads the way in big Labor Day Weekend of Action across Florida... Four years ago, CIW members took their call for Publix to sign a Fair Food agreement to the streets for the very first time.  This past weekend, CIW members once again loaded >> Read More
Carry on Dr. King’s legacy this Labor Day by marching for farmworker justice!

Carry on Dr. King’s legacy this Labor Day by marching for farmworker justice!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="This Labor Day, tell Publix it's time to join the Fair Food Program!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=16013"] This weekend, don't forget to tell Publix that it's time to join the Fair Food Program! Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, a march that has rightly gone down in history as one of the greatest actions for social justice of the >> Read More
Labor Day 2009 – Labor Day 2013: Four years of unprecedented progress in Florida’s fields, four years of unconscionable resistance from Florida’s “hometown grocer” Publix…

Labor Day 2009 – Labor Day 2013: Four years of unprecedented progress in Florida’s fields, four years of unconscionable resistance from Florida’s “hometown grocer” Publix…

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#LaborDay '09 - Labor Day '13" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=15970"] Farmworkers, consumers ready for protests across the state of Florida this Labor Day weekend calling on Publix to end the excuses and join the Fair Food Program! Last Labor Day, Holly Burkhalter of the International Justice Mission concluded her Washington Post op/ed on the CIW's Fair Food Program with the following paragraph: >> Read More
Publix takes it on the chin… again, from international anti-slavery leader Walk Free!

Publix takes it on the chin… again, from international anti-slavery leader Walk Free!

Following an onslaught of 302,000+ emails to the Florida-based grocery giant, now Walk Free supporters are making it personal, calling CEO Ed Crenshaw and giving Publix a piece of their minds... When we last checked in on Walk Free's e-action calling on Publix to join eleven other retail food leaders in the Fair Food Program and invest in the fight >> Read More

Wendy’s Week of Action Sweeps through Midwest on Way to East Coast!

[caption id="attachment_15749" align="aligncenter" width="523"] Members of Chicago Fair Food gather outside of a Wendy's in the heart of the Windy City during the Wendy's Week of Action.[/caption] From Chicago, IL, to Providence, RI, the late summer front of protests takes Wendy's by storm! Wendy's long, hot summer raged on this past week, and based on the colorful protests that sprang >> Read More
Wendy’s Week of Action (August 3-11) has begun!

Wendy’s Week of Action (August 3-11) has begun!

[caption id="attachment_15462" align="aligncenter" width="523"] As part of their annual conference last week in Los Angeles, over 100 leaders from Rooted in Community, the national grassroots network that empowers young people to take leadership in their own communities, "delivered a letter to the manager of Wendy's asking them to come to the table to discuss paying more money per pound so >> Read More