Tag: Tallahassee

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

NESRI, CCR, & Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights write letter to Kent Spuhler

Kent Spuhler, Esq. October 13, 2011 Executive Director Florida Legal Services, Inc. 2425 Torreya Drive Tallahassee, FL 32303 (850) 385-7900 Dear Mr. Spuhler: The undersigned individuals and organizations committed to promoting the economic and social rights of workers write to express our deep concern regarding the lawsuits filed by Florida Legal Services against corporations participating in the Coalition of Immokalee >> Read More

“A mere penny a pound can ensure a fair wage”

By the Rev. Brant Copeland Tallahassee Democrat 8/30/11 I'm a big fan of my local Publix supermarkets. When our boys were little, they always managed to steer the shopping cart to the bakery section, where a free cookie awaited them. I've served on the boards of several nonprofit agencies through the years, and I've seen how generous Publix employees and >> Read More
Photo Report of South Mini Tour

Photo Report of South Mini Tour

"Texas-Sized Mini-Tour" Fall 2003 MEMPHIS / BIRMINGHAM / GAINESVILLE Victory, sweet, sweet victory! Tour crew members and Memphis allies pose in front of the University of Memphis restaurant formerly-known-as-Taco Bell, a Boot the Bell victory that resulted in the replacement of the offending fast-food chain with a local pizzeria! From the looks of things, the workers at the new restaurant >> Read More
Taco Bell: Tallahassee Photos

Taco Bell: Tallahassee Photos

The Taco Bell Truth Tour continued this past weekend, Feb. 25, 2001, as CIW members returned to Tallahassee to join with FSU and FAMU students, community members, and farmworkers from Quincy to protest outside a Taco Bell on Monroe St. This time, we had some fun with the Taco Bell dog. Below are some photos from Sunday's action.