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U.N. Working Group on Business and Human Rights “impressed” with Fair Food Program, says “merits of [FFP] are clear” for workers, business!

At a press conference in Washington, DC, last week, the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights issued its formal end-of-visit statement publicizing the Group’s initial findings from its 10-day mission to the United States. The goal of the mission — which took the delegation to communities across the country, from the Navajo Nation in Arizona to coal towns in West Virginia to the farmworker community in Immokalee — was “to explore practices, challenges and lessons relating to efforts on implementing the UN Guiding Principles (“GPs”) on business and human rights.”

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White House recognizes CIW’s Fair Food Program!

CIW’s early anti-slavery efforts called “spark that ignited a movement” at White House ceremony… At the first-ever White House Forum to Combat Human Trafficking last week — an event that involved everyone from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of State John Kerry — the CIW and the Fair Food Program were front and center. The Fair Food Program was singled out in a major new report of recommendations to the President as “one of the most successful and innovative programs” in the world today in the fight to uncover — and prevent — […]

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Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum on National Mall, Washington, D.C.

June 15-16, 2010 photos by Fritz Myer

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