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2019 in review, Part 4: The vast potential of Worker-driven Social Responsibility…

2019 in review, Part 4: The vast potential of Worker-driven Social Responsibility…

[caption id="attachment_31104" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Farmworkers in the Milk With Dignity Program, established by Vermont's Migrant Justice through a longstanding collaboration with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Fair Food Standards Council, get an early start on a local dairy farm.[/caption] Help bring the revolutionary new human rights model to workers in corporate supply chains across the U.S. and around >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 3: “Now that we are united, we have strength. We are taking steps forward, and we cannot go back.”

2019 in review, Part 3: “Now that we are united, we have strength. We are taking steps forward, and we cannot go back.”

Farmworker on a Fair Food farm: "These changes are now on many farms, but there are many more farms out there yet to be covered." Help bring the Fair Food Program to thousands more workers in 2020 and beyond! In the first two parts of this series, we took a look back at our work over the past year building >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 2: The strength of the Fair Food Nation

2019 in review, Part 2: The strength of the Fair Food Nation

[caption id="attachment_30871" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Young Fair Food leaders chant and sing during a Wendy's Boycott action in New York City.[/caption] In 2020, you can support the country's most powerful consumer movement: the Campaign for Fair Food. Donate today! The Campaign for Fair Food – the product of a carefully constructed alliance between farmworkers in Florida and a network of tens >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 1: Building power in the farmworker community at the heart of the Fair Food Nation!

2019 in review, Part 1: Building power in the farmworker community at the heart of the Fair Food Nation!

[caption id="attachment_30997" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The CIW Women's Group takes to the mic at this month's celebration of 16 years of CIW's "Consciousness Radio" 107.7.[/caption] Donate today to help farmworkers in Immokalee continue to build power in 2020! In these final days of a jam-packed 2019 for the Fair Food Nation, we are taking a four-part look back on what has >> Read More
Radio Conciencia 107.7 celebrates 16 years!

Radio Conciencia 107.7 celebrates 16 years!

This past weekend, the community of Immokalee gathered on a beautiful, breezy Sunday afternoon for the annual Radio Conciencia Anniversary, celebrating 16 years of community radio on the airwaves around Immokalee and streaming online around the globe.  Hundreds of farmworkers and their families came out to listen to the CIW's own Marimba Group (farmworkers who gather in the CIW community >> Read More
Talk by “Not a Tractor” author, Susan Marquis: “Transforming the Fields: Defining and Claiming Farmworker Rights”…

Talk by “Not a Tractor” author, Susan Marquis: “Transforming the Fields: Defining and Claiming Farmworker Rights”…

[caption id="attachment_30969" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Susan Marquis, left, prepares for her conversation with Korsha Wilson, right, at the 2019 Southern Foodways Fall Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi, this past October. Susan is the Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School in Los Angeles and the author of "I Am not a Tractor", the definitive history of the CIW's organizing efforts and the >> Read More
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
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