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Ask Publix to work with the CIW

Watch this video and then sign a petition in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Ask Publix to join the Fair Food Campaign this holiday season!

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Thanksgiving action in support of the CIW

On November 19th, 2012, twenty Orlando YAYA members and community allies got together for a demonstration during the Coalition of Immokalee Worker’s (CIW) Week of Supermarket Action on the Publix Supermarket in College Park. The CIW targeted Publix as part … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week of Supermarket Action

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is hosting the Thanksgiving Week of Supermarket Action, November 14-21, on grocery store chains across the country to highlight the Fair Food Program. Fair Food activists from Florida to California will be hitting up supermarkets in … Continue reading

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Chipotle signs agreement with CIW!

The National Farm Worker Ministry and its Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA) congratulate the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Chipotle Mexican Grill on the October 4th signing of the Fair Food Agreement! We thank our many supporters who wrote letters, … Continue reading

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CIW’s Fast for Fair Food

On Saturday March 10, 2012, Orland YAYA mobilized 30 people from Orlando, in addition to a few Tampa YAYAs, to participate in the culmination of the  Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ Fast for Fair Food. After a six day fast for … Continue reading

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Support the CIW

Join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and YAYA for the culmination of the CIW’s fast outside Publix corporate headquarters in Lakeland, Florida, on March 10th. Fifty farmworkers and their allies — faith leaders, students, and community leaders from across Florida and … Continue reading

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CIW Action at Publix

On December 15th, 2012, thirty six members of our community attended a rally at the new Publix Supermarket in Windermere, Florida. Our objective was to ask Publix to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, an organization of farm workers … Continue reading

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Take action in support of the CIW

Central Florida Supporters: Protest the Windermere Publix on its opening day! Join YAYA and support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their campaign for fair food! When: Thursday, December 15, 2011 (4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) Where: Publix Supermarket 7880 … Continue reading

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CIW’s Supermarket Week of Action!

On October 22nd, twenty Orlando YAYA members and representatives from other community groups, joined together in a peaceful demonstration at the Publix located near the University of Central Florida (UCF), on Alafaya Trail and McCulloch Rd. in Orlando, as part … Continue reading

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Orlando, Fl: Rally in Support of the CIW

Publix, the largest private company in Florida and the 8th largest in the US, refuses to sign on to an agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for fair wages and dignified working conditions for tomato pickers in its supply … Continue reading

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