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Taco Bell Boycott: Highlights from the final year

Taco Bell Boycott Press, 2001

Boycott the Bell! Press Spotlight Weekly Planet, “Picking a Fight” June 7-13. This is an excellent article that ties the history of the Coalition with the Taco Bell boycott: “In today’s anti-corporate atmosphere, the chances that people will choose not to buy are pretty good. Many of those who are beginning to insist that corporate responsibility should go with huge corporate profits are students — exactly the demographic that Taco Bell targets. There are hundreds of Taco Bells on college campuses around the country and plenty of students who’d just as soon shut them down as buy products that are […]

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Yum! Brands extends the Taco Bell agreement to the rest of its five major brands!..

KFC, Pizza Hut, Long John Silvers, and A&W Restaurants add their weight to the growing movement for Fair Food…

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“Sweet Victories ’05” — TACO BELL BOYCOTT CITED IN NATIONAL YEAR-END REVIEWS!…

In what should be a portent of great things to come in 2006, the Taco Bell Boycott victory has been cited in several national year-end reviews as a highlight of positive social change in 2005.

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United Nations Independent Expert on Extreme Poverty Visits Immokalee

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SEPTEMBER 24th MARCH FOR PEACE IN WASHINGTON, DC — 500,000 STRONG!!

The CIW — with a delegation more than 40 strong, including allies from the Student/Farmworker Alliance and Interfaith Action — joined the historic March for Peace in Washington, DC, this past September 24th.

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Group champions migrants: The small but influential took on fast-food giant Taco Bell and won higher pay for tomato harvesters.

IMMOKALEE — Gerardo Reyes Chávez, 25, sat atop a desk against a mustard-colored wall surrounded by images of Che Guevara, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. and Our Lady of Guadeloupe.

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NEW WAVE OF HIGH-PROFILE SUPPORT AS TRUTH TOUR NEARS DEPARTURE!…

As workers in Immokalee put the final touches on plans for the 2005 Truth Tour, unprecedented support for the Taco Bell boycott continues to roll in.

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A Side Order of Human Rights

A Side Order of Human Rights — The New York Times

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Statements of Support for the CIW’s Historic Agreement with Taco Bell

U.S.Congressional Hispanic Caucus:

“This is a truly historic agreement, marking perhaps the single greatest advance for farm workers since the early struggles of the United Farm Workers. To the the workers and organizers of CIW, we express our deepest gratitude for their determined work for their own dignity and their historic contribution to advancing the cause of labor rights.” Click here to read the full statement

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Announcement of CIW Listserv!

  HOME | BREAKING NEWS | ABOUT CIW | TAKE ACTION | ANTI-SLAVERY NEWS | JOIN LISTSERVE | CONTACT US | DONATE CIW LISTSERVE Sign up for the CIW LISTSERVE and receive regular updates on our work: To subscribe send a blank email to: announce-subscribe@lists.ciw-online.org To unsubscribe send blank email to: announce-unsubscribe@lists.ciw-online.org HOME | BREAKING NEWS | ABOUT CIW | TAKE ACTION | ANTI-SLAVERY NEWS | JOIN LISTSERVE | CONTACT US | DONATE | CIW MEDIA WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE TACO BELL BOYCOTT VICTORY: US Congressional Hispanic Caucus: “This is a truly historic agreement, marking perhaps the single greatest […]

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