October 4, 2006
STUDENT/FARMWORKER ALLIANCE HOLDS 2006 "ENCUENTRO," ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE DAYS OF ACTION, 10/27-28!...
From Sept. 21-24, over sixty young activists and organizers from across the country gathered in Immokalee for the second annual SFA Encuentro -- three days of reflection, discussion, and strategizing about the struggle for Fair Food and building a more just world.
Youth and student leaders from more than 15 states and representing more than 30 organizations and campuses – a sample of the breadth of support that the CIW can count on in the months and years ahead – participated in the Encuentro. Old and new allies from Southern Illinois to Miami, from UC Santa Cruz to Notre Dame, from the Bronx to Southern Mississippi, came together for this important weekend in the birthplace of the CIW.
- Check out the an inspiring, first-hand photo report (with photos by the incomparable JJ Tiziou...) from the 2006 Encuentro by clicking here !
PLUS... Get ready for two exciting Days of Action by students and young people across the country this October 27-28! Timed to follow on the heels of the CIW's ten-day McDonald's Mini-Tour, the SFA's Days of Action promise to turn what McDonald's calls its marketing "sweet spot" -- the 18-24 year old demographic -- into its new "sore spot"!
- Check out the SFA website for details on how you can take part in these important solidarity actions, including organizing ideas, suggested actions, and resources you can download to get started organizing NOW!