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The Grand Finale! Wendy’s protests from Miami to Chicago highlight final Behind the Braids tour, Weekend of Action…

Hundreds of farmworkers and Fair Food allies, new and old, let Wendy’s know nothing will deter the Fair Food Nation as the Wendy’s Boycott heads into the new season in high gear!Even as the country continues to adjust to the new political landscape — with each new headline from Washington more shocking than the last — the Fair Food Nation remains steadfast in its commitment to farm labor justice.   With one eye on the unfolding national picture and the other on the Fair Food prize, thousands of consumers across the country and farmworkers in Florida forged ahead this week with one powerful message:  All human beings […]

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Wendy’s Week of Action Sweeps through Midwest on Way to East Coast!

rom the nothernmost reaches of Providence to down south on the Treasure Coast of Florida, Fair Food activists close out summer with a bang!

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign…

80 protest Trader Joe’s grand opening in Chicago, 100 Fair Food activists picket Milwaukee TJ’s store next day!

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Midwest Protest-fest Trader Joe’s protests Chicago, Milwaukee

Midwest Protest-fest Trader Joe’s protests Chicago, Milwaukee Photo Report

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SAVE THE DATE! April 13-14…

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers announces a major mobilization for farmworker justice, April 13-14, 2007, in the greater Chicago area. Make your plans to join us for historic actions that will usher in a new phase in the Campaign for Fair Food.

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10/27-28: DAYS OF ACTION 2006 A HUGE SUCCESS!

10/27-28: DAYS OF ACTION 2006 A HUGE SUCCESS!

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers Call on McDonald’s and Chipotle to guarantee “Work With Dignity” for Farmworkers in its supply chain

Chicago, IL – On Saturday, April 1, farmworkers and allies participating in the 2006 McDonald’s Truth Tour will converge on Chicago, leading a 5-mile march through the city. The march will culminate in a rally downtown at the McDonald’s flagship restaurant commonly known as the “Rock ‘n’ Roll” McDonald’s. The CIW will be joined in the march by Bishop Manz, AFL-CIO Organizing Director Stewart Acuff, and many national and local community, student, human rights and faith leaders.

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La Gira Por Derechos Reales

MIEMBROS DE LA COALICIÓN DE
TRABAJADORES DE IMMOKALEE
Y SUS ALIADOS SE PREPARAN PARA
LA GIRA DE LA VERDAD DE McDONALD’S 2006

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CIW WINS FREEDOM NETWORK’S PRESTIGIOUS “2006 WELLSTONE AWARD” FOR GROUNDBREAKING WORK AGAINST MODERN-DAY SLAVERY!…

CHICAGO (3/16) – In a tremendously moving ceremony at the Freedom Network USA’s annual conference, the national network of organizations fighting slavery honored the CIW for its outstanding contributions to the movement.

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