Next Steps in the Campaign for Fair Food – Conference, Celebration & Action
Friday, April 13th
College of Dupage
Glen Ellyn, IL (suburb west of Chicago)
Conference: 9:00am – 3:30pm
Celebration & Action: 3:30 – 6:00pm
Join the CIW and grassroots organizations from across the country to celebrate and learn from the McDonald’s victory, share skills and ideas, and take the Campaign for Fair Food to the next level!
Workshops and discussion topics to include: the McDonald’s Campaign victory analysis; grassroots community and worker organizing; corporate social responsibility; faith in action, art/music in the struggle, environmental justice, housing and gentrification and more! The day will culminate with a vibrant celebration featuring: Rev. Michael Livingston, President of the National Council of Churches; Rev. Clifton Kirkpatrick, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA); Stewart Acuff, Organizing Director AFL-CIO; Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL); Dolores Huerta, co-founder, United Farm Workers.
College of DuPage West Campus
Building K (West Commons Room)
Lambert Rd & Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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Schedule of Events
"Our World, Our Rights" Conference & Encuentro
9:00 – 10:00 Registration (free of charge)
10:00 – 3:30 Conference
3:30 – 5:30 Victory Rally, Music & Theater
5:30 – 6:30 Next Steps: Action at Burger King(s)
For more information about the conference, please contact Robert at robert(at)interfaithact.org or 505-980-4220.