Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers

NYC Jewish, labor leaders pledge to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with farmworkers ahead of City Council vote!

NYC Jewish, labor leaders pledge to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with farmworkers ahead of City Council vote!

[caption id="attachment_31167" align="aligncenter" width="800"] NYC Council Member Mark Levine (left) declares his support for the Fair Food Program on a panel with CIW's Oscar Otzoy (center) and the Alliance for Fair Food's Uriel Perez (right), presenting at an event convened by The Workers Circle (January 2020) in New York City.[/caption] NYC City Council Member Mark Levine: "Immokalee is not just, in >> Read More
ANNOUNCED: Farmworkers to take on Wall Street power players behind Wendy’s with 3-day “Follow the Money” March in New York City from March 10-12!

ANNOUNCED: Farmworkers to take on Wall Street power players behind Wendy’s with 3-day “Follow the Money” March in New York City from March 10-12!

Demanding transparency and verifiable human rights protections in Wendy’s produce supply chain, farmworkers will march across New York City to hold major Wendy’s investors accountable for hamburger giant's failure to join leading social responsibility program in US agriculture!  Make your plans TODAY to join CIW for the grand finale on Thursday, March 12 outside of the fast-food chain’s largest institutional shareholder, >> Read More
TED Ideas lifts up Fair Food Program, Worker-driven Social Responsibility as transformative human rights model!

TED Ideas lifts up Fair Food Program, Worker-driven Social Responsibility as transformative human rights model!

TED Ideas: "Many farmworkers in the US receive inadequate wages and experience harassment, violence and even sexual assault. But thanks to the Fair Food Program, which signs up big companies like McDonald’s and Taco Bell, conditions in the tomato fields in several states have been reformed. Here’s how it works — and how you can do your part..." Last February, >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 4: The vast potential of Worker-driven Social Responsibility…

2019 in review, Part 4: The vast potential of Worker-driven Social Responsibility…

[caption id="attachment_31104" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Farmworkers in the Milk With Dignity Program, established by Vermont's Migrant Justice through a longstanding collaboration with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Fair Food Standards Council, get an early start on a local dairy farm.[/caption] Help bring the revolutionary new human rights model to workers in corporate supply chains across the U.S. and around >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 3: “Now that we are united, we have strength. We are taking steps forward, and we cannot go back.”

2019 in review, Part 3: “Now that we are united, we have strength. We are taking steps forward, and we cannot go back.”

Farmworker on a Fair Food farm: "These changes are now on many farms, but there are many more farms out there yet to be covered." Help bring the Fair Food Program to thousands more workers in 2020 and beyond! In the first two parts of this series, we took a look back at our work over the past year building >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 2: The strength of the Fair Food Nation

2019 in review, Part 2: The strength of the Fair Food Nation

[caption id="attachment_30871" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Young Fair Food leaders chant and sing during a Wendy's Boycott action in New York City.[/caption] In 2020, you can support the country's most powerful consumer movement: the Campaign for Fair Food. Donate today! The Campaign for Fair Food – the product of a carefully constructed alliance between farmworkers in Florida and a network of tens >> Read More
2019 in review, Part 1: Building power in the farmworker community at the heart of the Fair Food Nation!

2019 in review, Part 1: Building power in the farmworker community at the heart of the Fair Food Nation!

[caption id="attachment_30997" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The CIW Women's Group takes to the mic at this month's celebration of 16 years of CIW's "Consciousness Radio" 107.7.[/caption] Donate today to help farmworkers in Immokalee continue to build power in 2020! In these final days of a jam-packed 2019 for the Fair Food Nation, we are taking a four-part look back on what has >> Read More
SAVE THE DATE: Farmworkers, allies to converge on New York City for major action, week of March 9, 2020!

SAVE THE DATE: Farmworkers, allies to converge on New York City for major action, week of March 9, 2020!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Farmworkers in Immokalee announce major Wendy's mobilization in New York City for week of March 9, 2020! Fair Food Nation, it's that time of year:  Spring is around the corner, and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers is putting out a call to action for the whole of the Fair Food Movement! Today, we are announcing the dates >> Read More
BREAKING: Women’s Caucus of NYC Council takes fight to end sexual harassment and assault straight to the top at Wendy’s, Trian!

BREAKING: Women’s Caucus of NYC Council takes fight to end sexual harassment and assault straight to the top at Wendy’s, Trian!

[caption id="attachment_30873" align="aligncenter" width="800"] New Yorkers march through the streets of the Manhattan during November 2019's "What are you hiding, Wendy's?" March[/caption] NYC Council Women's Caucus to Wendy's Board Chairman Nelson Peltz: "It is here, in New York City, where your office as Chairman of Trian Partners — one of Wendy’s largest shareholders — is located. And so it is >> Read More