Tag: sexual harassment

Help us ensure dignity and respect for farmworker women!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="Help ensure dignity & respect for #farmworker women!" url="http://ciw-online.org/"] Catapult launches new crowdfunding project to support expansion of the Fair Food Program... Earlier this year, the Fair Food Program won the support of Catapult, a pioneering crowdfunding platform that works with groups around the globe to advance the rights of women and girls.  And today, we have the great pleasure of announcing >> Read More

Out with the old…

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#HappyNewYear! Take a look back at #FairFoodNation during busy & wildly successful #2013 " url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17719"] Not so fast!  We take a look back at 2013 -- the year the Fair Food Program proved its mettle and won acclaim from the White House to the United Nations -- before heading into what is sure to be a huge 2014... The >> Read More
“These ashes represent a new day dawning in the fields out of a dark past of abuse… These ashes also represent Publix’s opportunity for redemption.”

“These ashes represent a new day dawning in the fields out of a dark past of abuse… These ashes also represent Publix’s opportunity for redemption.”

[hupso_hide][hupso title="#UnitedMethodist Women host @CIW at annual gathering in #Lakeland, call on @Publix to support new day for farmworkers!" url="http://ciw-online.org/?p=17106"] United Methodist Women host CIW at last weekend's Annual Conference in Lakeland, reaffirm their commitment to farmworkers and the call for Publix to support dramatic human rights advances taking root in the fields today... This past weekend, over 300 Florida United >> Read More
“Workers have never had a voice inside the workplace — until now”

“Workers have never had a voice inside the workplace — until now”

  UPDATE: PBS Frontline produces exclusive web video on the Fair Food Program as solution to the "epidemic" of sexual harassment in agriculture As a companion piece to its hard-hitting new documentary, Rape in the Fields, which premiered last night, PBS Frontline posted an excellent short video highlighting the Fair Food Program as one of the few reasons for hope -- and >> Read More
PBS Frontline Producer calls Fair Food Program “unique in the country”

PBS Frontline Producer calls Fair Food Program “unique in the country”

"Unique in the country..." ... -Andres Cediel, PBS Frontline producer, speaking with NPR about the Fair Food Program's successful approach to combating farmworker sexual harassment Cediel on the CIW's Fair Food Program: " ... (The Fair Food Program was) the first time that we saw an economic incentive placed on anti-sexual harassment policies... ... women are therefore educated about their rights through >> Read More
“A powerful voice for dignified wages and working conditions in the fields of Florida…”

“A powerful voice for dignified wages and working conditions in the fields of Florida…”

CIW staff Lupe Gonzalo honored as mother, community leader! Mother's Day is typically celebrated with flowers, cards, and calls home to mom. But the folks at the National Council of Churches's Poverty Initiative have their own way of celebrating mothers, with a special focus on "lifting up, celebrating, and praying for mothers who are fighting poverty and alleviating suffering in their communities." Much >> Read More