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Tomato Rabbis honor “Human Rights Shabbat” by turning up the heat on Wendy’s!

[hupso_hide][hupso title=".@Truah leaders take letter to key @Wendys shareholder PUBLIC for Intl #HumanRights Day!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17536"] Rabbinic letter to key Wendy’s shareholder taken public after private efforts go without response; Rabbis lead Wendy's delegations in 15 cities... On December 10th, 1950, the United Nations proclaimed the first ever International Human Rights Day, a day to draw the attention of the world to >> 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
Peeps protesting Publix…

Peeps protesting Publix…

... and a march media round-up! And now, in the immortal words of Monty Python, for something completely different... Last week we brought you news of a Fair Food twist on the traditional Seder plate, a way to inject the modern-day story of farm labor liberation through the Fair Food Program into the age-old Exodus story celebrated every year at >> Read More
A tomato on the Seder plate…

A tomato on the Seder plate…

This Passover, join families across the country in celebrating a modern story of liberation with a tomato on the Seder plate! This week, at hundreds of Passover Seders across the country, Florida's modern story of farmworker liberation is sitting squarely at the center of the holiday table. Joining the bitter herbs (symbolizing the bitterness of slavery) and salt water (tears >> Read More
Southwest Florida religious leader excoriates Publix in powerful Op/Ed!

Southwest Florida religious leader excoriates Publix in powerful Op/Ed!

Calls Publix's response to human rights violations in supply chain "deplorable"... [caption id="" align="alignright" width="190"] The Publix "P" becomes an ostrich in this original cartoon by Fair Food activist Casey N. Kindle.[/caption] In a scorching Op/Ed published in Monday's Ft. Myers News-Press, Rabbi Bruce Diamond penned a rousing call to action for all people of faith -- all Fair Food >> Read More
On the Occasion of the Groundbreaking Agreement between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Pacific Tomato Growers

On the Occasion of the Groundbreaking Agreement between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Pacific Tomato Growers

"Today we celebrate the groundbreaking agreement between the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Pacific Tomato Growers. We are grateful to witness this display of social responsibility. This agreement will bring about basic rights for farmworkers. We hope and pray that the spirit of collaboration exhibited by the CIW and Pacific Tomato Growers leads the way to a future in >> Read More