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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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Ask Trader Joes to Sell Slave-Free Food

A message from the Student Farm Worker Alliance: Trader Joe’s presents itself as a hip, progressive place to shop, full of vegetarian options and free from the plethora of hot orange processed snacks found elsewhere. But Trader Joe’s refuses to … Continue reading

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Fair Food Summit in Immokalee

On September 15, 2011, Orlando YAYA members Nicole Godreau, Leslie Cordero and I piled into a car with NFWM staff Bert Perry to make the 3.5 hour drive to Immokalee, FL for the 2011 Fair Food Summit with the Coalition … Continue reading

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Call Publix Supermarkets in support of the CIW

A message from Interfaith Action of SW Florida: After a long journey by bicycle from Immokalee to Lakeland, Publix’s CEO Ed Crenshaw refused to even meet with the farmworkers who had traveled 200 miles to personally invite him to visit … Continue reading

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