Tag: Texas

The arc of the moral universe is still ours to bend…

As fundamental human rights take the national stage following Tuesday's electoral results, the battle for farm labor rights continues...Rio Grande Valley, Austin, San Marcos, San Antonio take the call for farm labor justice to Wendy's doorstep!Before we begin today's update, a word on current events:"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice."We have had occasion to >> Read More

Wendy’s Week of Action off with a bang! Actions kick off in Orlando, Austin…

"We plan to fight until Wendy's agrees to respect the dignity of the farmworkers its business depends on..."And, they're off!  Starting last Sunday, the Student / Farmworker Alliance -- cheered on by the rest of the Alliance for Fair Food -- kicked off the National "Schooling Wendy's" Week of Action.  Although we'll be sharing the full round up after the jam-packed >> Read More

Tipping Point, Vol. 7: Texas school teachers confront Kroger!

 Letter delivery by local school teachers dismissed by Kroger managers...So far in this past week's "Tipping Point" series, we've heard from consumers speaking out against the final fast food hold-out, Wendy's, and the stubborn Florida grocer, Publix.  But what about the second largest food retailer in the country after Walmart, Ohio-based Kroger?  After Ahold USA became the first major U.S. grocer to join >> Read More
Wendy’s Week of Action (August 3-11) has begun!

Wendy’s Week of Action (August 3-11) has begun!

[caption id="attachment_15462" align="aligncenter" width="523"] As part of their annual conference last week in Los Angeles, over 100 leaders from Rooted in Community, the national grassroots network that empowers young people to take leadership in their own communities, "delivered a letter to the manager of Wendy's asking them to come to the table to discuss paying more money per pound so >> Read More


September 30 - October 12  Days 7 & 8: Lawrence, KS & St. Louis, MO No rest for the weary! After wrapping up three action-filled days in Denver, the Tour crew headed back east on a beeline straight for the next stop and the next Chipotle protest, this time in Lawrence, Kansas, hosted by our old friends from Lawrence Fair Food. Meanwhile, >> 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