Tag: awards and recognition

U.N. Working Group on Business and Human Rights “impressed” with Fair Food Program, says “merits of [FFP] are clear” for workers, business!

U.N. Working Group on Business and Human Rights “impressed” with Fair Food Program, says “merits of [FFP] are clear” for workers, business!

UN: Fair Food Program "innovatively addresses core worker concerns," has "independent and robust enforcement mechanism," addresses "governance gaps relating to labour issues" At a press conference in Washington, DC, last week, the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights issued its formal end-of-visit statement publicizing the Group's initial findings from its 10-day mission to the United States. The goal of >> Read More

White House recognizes CIW’s Fair Food Program!

CIW's early anti-slavery efforts called "spark that ignited a movement" at White House ceremony... At the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking last week -- an event that involved everyone from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of State John Kerry -- the CIW and the Fair Food Program were front and >> Read More

Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum on National Mall, Washington, D.C.

June 15-16, 2010 photos by Fritz Myer [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="288"] Atop the U.S. Capitol building stands a statue (the dark figure at the top of this picture) with an interesting history.[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignright" width="288"] The statue is named “Freedom.”Its original plaster cast, shown here, stands inside the Capitol rotunda today. And one of the artists that created “Freedom” >> Read More