See all the statements of support for this historic agreement below!

The four-year Taco Bell boycott is over! Click here for details on the precedent-setting accord.

Click here for photos and reports from Saturday’s day-long Victory Celebration & Rally (3/12).

And don’t miss the complete mulitmedia reports from the Truth Tour that turned out the lights on the Taco Bell boycott, including the boycott-ending press conference at Yum Brands (3/8) and the “Our World, Our Rights” Conference on Global Justice (3/11)!

Boycott supporters are already gearing up for the next step in the campaign to make fast food fair food! Stay tuned for information on how you can play a role in the next few weeks. In the meantime, here’s the victory press round-up and some kind words from a few names you might recognize.

Press Statements
Washington Post (3/9):
“Accord with tomato pickers ends boycott of Taco Bell”
The Guardian of London (3/12): “Farmworkers win historic deal after boycotting Taco Bell”La Jornada (3/17): “Jornaleros ganan batalla a Taco Bell”The Nation (3/11): “Sweet victory: Yo quiero justice”

Palm Beach Post (3/9):
“Farmworkers win wage increase in fight against Yum!”

Democracy Now! (3/10):
“Immokalee Tomato Pickers Win Campaign Against Taco Bell”

Palm Beach Post (3/9): “The pickers finally win”

Louisville Courier- Journal (3/13): “Farmworkers celebrate accord”

Common Dreams (3/18): “They Say Tomato, Students Say Justice”

Mother Jones (3/22): “People Power: An Interview with David Solnit”

Notre Dame Observer (3/23): “Celebrating Taco Bell boycott victory”

Louisville Courier-Journal (3/13): “Chuch, student groups aided workers’ campaign”

Louisville Courier-Journal (3/9): “Yum picks up Florida field workers”

PR Week (3/9): “Labor group ends Taco Bell boycott”

OC Weekly (3/18): “Now we have faith”

Business Wire (3/8): “CIW, Taco Bell reach groundbreaking agreement”

Tallahassee Democrat (3/9):
“Workers agree to extra penny”

Daily Texan (3/9): “Taco Bell boycott finally over”

Daily Bruin (3/9): “Taco Bell accord reached”


Nobel Peace Prize winner and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter: “I commend the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for their principled leadership in this very important campaign…” >> Read the full statement

Lucas Benitez, Coalition of Immokalee Workers: “Human rights are universal, and if we as farmworkers are to one day indeed enjoy equal rights, the same rights all other workers in this country are guaranteed, this agreement must only be a beginning…” >> Read the full statement

Tom Morello, Audioslave, formerly of Rage Against the Machine: “This is a major victory for the workers and demonstrates that by standing up and standing together, we can overturn any injustice. By standing up and standing together, we can change the world…” >> Read the full statement

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA): “This is a great victory for the champions of social justice and equality in America and around the world…” >> Read the full statement

Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH), former presidental candidate: “So today we celebrate a tremendous victory of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the many farm workers who organized a very effective boycott of Taco Bell to draw attention to their plight. And it is an important start…” >> Read the full statement

Clifton Kirkpatrick, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): “I call upon all members… to immediately cease boycotting Taco Bell and to join with the CIW and Yum Brands in advancing the gains for human rights made today throughout fast-food industry…” >> Read the full statement

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Domestic Policy Committee: “This is a great achievement for the Immokalee Workers who have turned their struggle for decent wages and human dignity into a national movement enlisting religious groups and colleges and universities across the country…” >> Read the full statement

Todd Howland, Director, RFK Memorial Center for Human Rights: “Taco Bell has shown that companies can and should reach for a standard higher than their bottom line—that major corporations can be part of the solution to human right abuses instead of merely profiting off of the poverty of others…” >> Read the full statement

Cathy Albisa, Executive Director, National Social and Economic Rights Initiative: “It is a serious victory, but we must also be cognizant that it is but a stepping-stone in the longer journey to creating human rights protections for all workers…” >> Read the full statement

Gay McDougall, Executive Director, Global Rights: Partners for Justice: “This agreement proves the collective power of community members claiming their human rights and demanding accountability from those who have the duty to meet those rights…” >> Read the full statement

Camilo Perez-Bustillo, Director of Human Migration & Mobility / Project Voice, American Friends Service Committee: “The successful settlement of the Taco Bell boycott is a key, long-awaited step in the right direction for Florida and for the country as a whole, and will help set the pace elsewhere for farmworker justice in the future…” >> Read the full statement