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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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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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Bike Pilgrimage to Publix HQ with the CIW

On a rainy Tuesday morning, September 6, Orlando YAYA members Juan Barredo and Katie Gillett joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and allies for the last leg of their 200-mile bike trip from Immokalee to Publix corporate headquarters in … Continue reading

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Picketing at Publix Grand Opening

On April 28th, 2011 Publix opened up a new unit on the corner of University Blvd and N Goldenrod Rd (Orlando, FL), replacing a now bankrupt K-mart that I used to frequent as a teenager. The news of this was relevant to … Continue reading

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Photos from CIW’s “Do the Right Thing” March in Tampa

Photos from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)’s “Do the Right Thing” March in Tampa, FL by Katie Gillett The YAYA group! We mobilized 50 members and supporters! Nicole and Kevin dancing :) YAYAs getting ready to march.   Kevin … Continue reading

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Supporting the CIW’s Campaign to Tell Publix to “Do the Right Thing!”

On March 5, 2011 a group of 50 YAYA members and supporters set out to Tampa, FL to march and protest with the CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) in support of their campaign to tell Publix supermarket to “DO THE … Continue reading

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CIW comes to UCF!

On Tuesday, February the 22nd, the CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) did a presentation at UCF where they talked about their upcoming march in Tampa, to tell Publix to “do the right thing” and pay an extra penny for each … Continue reading

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CIW Protest in Orlando

On February 19, YAYA joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) in protesting Publix’s refusal to “Do the Right Thing” and pay a fair price to the farm workers who pick their tomatoes. The CIW organized a protest at the … Continue reading

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Publix Opening in Winter Park!

On Thursday, November 18th, the CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) and NFWM organized a rally at the newly renovated Publix on Aloma Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. The rally was set to take place right as they reopened for business … Continue reading

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CIW Farm Worker Freedom March

Forty-five YAYA members and supporters joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and over 1,000 allies from around the country for the Farm worker Freedom March in Lakeland, FL on Sunday, April 18. YAYAs came from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, DeLand, and … Continue reading

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