Tag: Gerardo Reyes Chavez

Unbound, national Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) online journal, amplifies call for Wendy’s Boycott…

[caption id="attachment_24227" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tony de la Rosa, Interim Executive Director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, speaking to crowds at last month's massive protest in front of the Wendy's shareholder meeting[/caption]"The church standing with us... is essential if we are to stop Wendy’s from profiting off of worker exploitation and to strengthen the human rights advances we have secured through the >> Read More
“This is not a film about oppression, it’s actually a film about transformation”…

“This is not a film about oppression, it’s actually a film about transformation”…

[hupso title="'This is not a film about oppression, it's actually a film about transformation' - @EvaLongoria @Chrislhayes" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2014/11/food-chains-media/"]   MSNBC, Washington Post and many, many more national media weigh in on "Food Chains" and the movement for Fair Food! The day has finally arrived, and "Food Chains" hits theaters in major cities around the country today.  Ahead of its release, >> Read More

“If you can make it there”… New York embraces CIW, “Food Chains” at US premiere of new documentary!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="NY embraces @CIW, @FoodChainsFilm at @TribecaFilmFest!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=19310"] Eva Longoria headlines at Tribeca premiere, joins with New York Times to carry CIW all the way to #7 on the global Twitter trending list...  Last Friday, the New York Times featured -- on the front page and above the fold -- an excellent story on the CIW's Fair Food Program ("In Florida Tomato >> Read More

Countdown begins to Saturday premiere of “Food Chains” at Tribeca Film Festival in NYC!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="Countdown to @TribecaFilm begins! @FoodChainsFilm to premiere this week in #NYC..." url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=19276"] Tribeca Talks panel following premiere to feature Executive Producers Eva Longoria, Eric Schlosser and the CIW’s Gerardo Reyes… Here’s the media advisory, hot off the presses.  If you’re in the NYC area, we look forward to seeing you this weekend at the big premier! U.S. PREMIERE OF FOOD >> Read More

American history happens in a watermelon shed…

[hupso_hide][hupso title="World responds to @Walmart joining #FairFoodProgram! Press, statements, social media..." url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17932"] The world responds to news of the Walmart agreement! [caption id="attachment_17944" align="aligncenter" width="530"] A member of the Walmart delegation holds the Fair Food Program rights booklet during a meeting among CIW members, Florida tomato growers, Walmart representatives, and the Chairperson of the UN's Working Group on Business and >> 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

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
Fair Food movement gains key new ally in campaign to demand respect for human rights in Publix supply chain!

Fair Food movement gains key new ally in campaign to demand respect for human rights in Publix supply chain!

International anti-slavery champion Walk Free to mobilize network of 2 million activists, call on Publix to "join the Fair Food Program and ensure our tomatoes meet the highest human rights standards in the food industry." The Fair Food Program has been winning the attention of more and more advocates for fundamental human rights these days, and this past week another international human rights organization has stepped >> Read More
Business Ethics Network BENNY Award

Business Ethics Network BENNY Award

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="288"] The Business Ethics Network, run by Corporate Ethics International, is a professional association of corporate campaigners working to change corporate practices on such issues as labor rights and the environment.The BENNY Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of corporate ethics, was given at this year's Business Ethics Network conference, a two-day gathering with a >> Read More