Tag: Clinton Global Initiative

One final, unforgettable moment from last week’s CGI meetings in New York…

[hupso title="@billclinton on @CNN: #FairFoodProgram brilliant, adds you ought to put the pedal to the metal" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/09/cnn-clinton/"]   In CNN interview, President Clinton calls the Fair Food Program, "brilliant," adds, "You've got a success model, and you ought to put the pedal to the metal..." Last week's ceremony at which the CIW was honored with the 2014 Clinton Global Citizen >> Read More

Hot off the digital press: A social media round-up and a beautiful new image for 21st century food justice!

[hupso title=".@ClintonGlobal Citizen Award sparks surge of social media about @CIW & #FairFoodProgram..." url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/09/clinton-twitter/"] Clinton Global Citizen Award sparks surge of social media about @CIW and the #FairFoodProgram... Sunday’s Clinton Global Citizen Award ceremony in New York was a truly unforgettable celebration of the remarkable progress achieved in Florida’s fields through the Fair Food Program.  Over 1,000 people squeezed into the Sheraton ballroom in >> Read More
President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honor CIW with Global Citizen Award!

President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honor CIW with Global Citizen Award!

President Bill Clinton calls CIW’s Fair Food Program “the most astonishing thing politically happening in the world we're living in today” On Sunday, September 21, 2014, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honored the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for “defending the human rights of farmworkers across the United States”. The Global Citizen Award was presented to >> Read More

BREAKING: CIW to receive 2014 Clinton Global Citizen Award!

[hupso title="BREAKING: @ClintonGlobal presents @CIW with Global Citizen Award at #CGI2014" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/09/clinton-global-breaking/"] Clintons to honor CIW for groundbreaking impact of Fair Food Program at gala award ceremony in New York City on September 21... The news was announced on the Clinton Global Initiative website Thursday afternoon: Clinton Global Citizen Awards Established in 2007, the Clinton Global Citizen Awards embody President Bill >> Read More