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Coming soon to Nashville air waves: Radio Dignidad 104.1 FM!

[caption id="attachment_22821" align="alignright" width="302"] Dignidad Obrera at the 2013 March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food. In the months ahead, the Nashville worker center will be launching their own worker-led radio station.[/caption]The spirit of the CIW's Radio Conciencia spreads across the South, as workers launch Workers' Dignity Radio in Nashville...And you can help!For five years now, one of the CIW's strongest >> Read More

BREAKING: Ben & Jerry’s commits to work with Vermont dairy workers toward agreement to adopt Milk with Dignity Program in company’s Northeast dairy supply chain!

[hupso title=".@BenAndJerrys commits to work with #VT dairy workers towards #MilkWithDignity Agreement!" url="https://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/ben-jerrys-commits/"][caption id="attachment_22168" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 150+ march in the streets of Burlington in support of the Milk with Dignity Campaign on Saturday, June 20th[/caption]Ben & Jerry's commits to serious talks with Migrant Justice, key elements of Milk with Dignity Program...Chances look good that, soon, you will be able to enjoy Ben & Jerry's >> Read More
Peeps protesting Publix…

Peeps protesting Publix…

... and a march media round-up! And now, in the immortal words of Monty Python, for something completely different... Last week we brought you news of a Fair Food twist on the traditional Seder plate, a way to inject the modern-day story of farm labor liberation through the Fair Food Program into the age-old Exodus story celebrated every year at >> Read More
Social media chatter surges around the March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!

Social media chatter surges around the March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food!

Facebook, Twitter, and the blogosphere alive with messages from marchers, well wishers as the final touches are put on preparations (including the 8-ft. tall statue, right, that will accompany marchers every step of the way)! Cheryl Queen is an executive with Compass Group, the country's largest foodservice company and one of eleven multi-billion dollar food industry leaders that has signed on to >> Read More
Food With Integrity?

Food With Integrity?

“There can be no legitimate definition of ‘integrity,’ sustainability or social responsibility when it comes to food without the participation of farmworkers and respect for our fundamental human rights." Oscar Otzoy, CIW CIW, allies on the ground in Denver issue press release ahead of next week's "Cultivate" festival in Chipotle's hometown! Two weeks ago, Chipotle held its first "Cultivate" festival >> Read More
2012 Northeast Tour holds first major action outside Stop & Shop headquarters

2012 Northeast Tour holds first major action outside Stop & Shop headquarters

2012 Northeast Tour holds first major action outside Stop & Shop headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts! Leonel Perez of the CIW (left) meets a representative of Ahold (Stop & Shop and Giant's Dutch parent company) outside Ahold's headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, during yesterday's action, which took place despite a particularly heavy April shower. CIW, allies get Ahold's attention with spirited protest, >> Read More
Tampa, Sarasota let Boston know they won’t be outdone when it comes to mobilizing for the Do the Right Thing Tour!

Tampa, Sarasota let Boston know they won’t be outdone when it comes to mobilizing for the Do the Right Thing Tour!

In the pews, in the streets, and on campus with the Slavery Museum, people learn about and take action for Fair Food... Students and faculty from the University of South Florida in Tampa visit the Modern-Day Slavery Museum during its stay on campus last week and receive a tour from CIW members Oscar Otzoy and Leonel Perez. Last week we >> Read More