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Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 1:52 PM

Announcing the First Fair Food Sponsor in the Nation's Capital!

Each Peach Market to become D.C.’s first Fair Food Sponsor, first small independent grocery to commit to groundbreaking farmworker human rights program Mt. Pleasant grocery store t…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 12:33 PM

Variety, Yahoo! News, the Wrap highlight CIW's new collaboration with Anita Hill's Hollywood Commission!

Variety: "Anita Hill’s Hollywood Commission is partnering with CIW, the presidential medal-winning human rights organization, to help 'create a blueprint to address and prevent mis…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 25, 2021 at 2:45 PM

ONE WEEK AWAY: Register now for the Faith & Fair Food Summit!

Does your faith bring you to the movement for farmworker justice?   Next week, on June 2nd and 3rd, join farmworkers, clergy, lay leaders and faith allies for the first-ever Fa…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 20, 2021 at 1:20 PM

Wendy’s shareholders overwhelmingly vote for social responsibility

After massive display of support by shareholders for transparency and real human rights, send an email to Wendy's leaders demanding a commitment to the Fair Food Program! Wendy’s shareholders overwhelmin…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 19, 2021 at 12:35 PM

BREAKING: Anita Hill-led Hollywood Commission announces collaboration with the CIW, Fair Food Program!

Anita Hill, Chair of the Hollywood Commission: “There are myriad lessons for Hollywood to glean from the approach, execution and success of CIW and the Fair Food Program in eradic…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 18, 2021 at 6:50 PM

Time Correction: Wendy’s annual shareholder meeting digest Thursday, May 20 at 12PM EST!

Join farmworker leaders of the CIW, investor allies with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and Investor Advocates for Social Justice for a Zoom call on Thursday, …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 17, 2021 at 6:44 PM

ZOOM CALL INVITE: Wendy’s annual shareholder meeting digest with CIW and investor allies!

Join farmworker leaders of the CIW, investor allies with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and Investor Advocates for Social Justice for a Zoom call on Thursday, …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 12, 2021 at 5:04 PM

TAKE ACTION NOW: Email and call OSU admin to demand the University cut ties with Wendys!

Ohio State University students call on Fair Food Nation to join their fight to Boot the Braids! For over seven years, waves of Ohio State University students have been working ti…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 11, 2021 at 3:23 PM

When it comes to human rights, actions speak louder than words...

Next week at Wendy’s annual meeting, shareholders will vote on a resolution demanding transparency into Wendy’s social responsibility efforts — and a true accounting of the the im…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 10, 2021 at 6:50 PM

REGISTER NOW: First-ever Faith & Fair Food Summit!

Does your faith bring you to the movement for farmworker justice? Register for the Faith & Fair Food Summit! Join clergy, lay leaders, and faith allies from across the Fair Foo…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 7, 2021 at 4:39 PM

ICYMI: Wendy’s Boycott goes global with epic May Day Virtual Concert for farmworker justice!

Phenomenal line-up of artists, activists and actors celebrate essential farmworkers in Immokalee and demand Wendy’s protect workers in its supply chain by joining the Fair Food Program!  …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 6, 2021 at 3:39 PM

“The bodies of farmworkers are not so different from the Earth, which has endured years of contamination...”

Today, we're sharing with you an essay titled "Fear and Hope in the Fields" by CIW's own Lupe Gonzalo! CIW's Lupe Gonzalo: "For years, those with greater economic and political power have taken on a great…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
May 3, 2021 at 6:37 PM

Shocker: Wendy’s Board recommends shareholders vote FOR social responsibility transparency resolution!...

Is hamburger giant’s move a genuine step toward real social responsibility? Shocker: Wendy’s Board recommends shareholders vote FOR social responsibility transparency resolution!… …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 27, 2021 at 3:24 PM

New report out of Yale, Stanford, and University of Sheffield (UK) recommends corporations adopt “binding worker-driven social responsibility agreements” to fight forced labor in supply chains!

Yet another independent academic study confirms what workers already know: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has failed, Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) must be part of the answer. …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 23, 2021 at 5:17 PM

BIG NEWS: Actor, Comedian and Fair Food champion Amy Schumer joins May 1st Concert line up!

BIG NEWS: Actor, Comedian and Fair Food champion Amy Schumer joins May 1st Concert line up! PLUS: Zapoteca hip hop star Mare Advertencia Lirika and Los Altepee also join all-star line-up for May Day Co…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 2:36 PM

Fair Food Program expands to hundreds more farmworkers in the Volunteer State!

PLUS: CIW holds inaugural education session with Bloomia workers in Virginia! Newest Fair Food Program participating grower, Smoky Mountain Family Farms, expands operations in Tenn…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 6:10 PM

Hundreds of Investors Urge Wendy's to Join the Fair Food Program

Plus, a Coalition of Six State Treasurers Add to the Chorus Over 100 responsible investors sign letter to Wendy's Board Chair Nelson Peltz: "In closing, given the FFP’s unparalleled success, its adoptio…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 5:17 PM

PHOTO REPORT: "Wendy’s ignores essential farmworkers"

Fair Food allies in over two dozen cities — from San Francisco, California to Burlington, Vermont — bring the fight for farmworker justice directly to Wendy’s restaurants and top business partners! …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 2:56 PM

TODAY: Call Wendy’s CEO Todd Penegor and demand Wendy’s join the Fair Food Program!

Make your voice heard by calling Wendy’s corporate headquarters at 614-764-3100 to demand respect for farmworkers’ health and safety! The “Demanding Dignity for …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
April 5, 2021 at 5:38 PM

4 Ways to Take Action This Week

Plus, Exciting News About our May Day Concert! "Demanding Dignity for Farmworkers" Week of Action kicks off today with many opportunities to take action in person and online! PLUS: SAVE THE DATE for a…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 4:40 PM

New Wendy's Shareholder Resolution Gaining Momentum

Will investors hold them accountable? 2021 shareholder resolution seeks facts on whether, and how, Wendy's enforces its Supplier Code of Conduct... Financial Ti…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Time running out for Florida farmworkers excluded from vaccines

National media sound the alarm Two critical news stories from CBS and Politico raise the alarm about leaving farmworkers behind as seasonal migration looms only weeks away …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 25, 2021 at 3:41 PM

4PM THIS SUNDAY: Call for justice, community vigil for Nicolas Morales to be held in Immokalee!

The Southwest Florida community has come together to send an unmistakable message: This injustice will not stand. Brent Probinsky, lawyer for brother of Nicolas Morales: “What we s…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 16, 2021 at 2:33 PM

As he lay dying...

Terrifying brutality of Nicolas Morales’s death at the hands of the police — deemed “legally justifiable” by the State Attorney — cannot be allowed to stand… Justice for Nicolas,…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 14, 2021 at 2:31 PM

UPDATE: Step-by-step analysis of Nicolas Morales dash cam video

UPDATE: Step-by-step analysis of Nicolas Morales dash cam video addresses inaccuracies in initial press reports… WARNING: The raw dash cam footage from police p…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 10:26 PM

BREAKING: Dashboard camera footage confirms violent killing of Nicolas Morales by Collier County Cpl. Jean Pierre preventable

BREAKING: DASHBOARD CAMERA FOOTAGE CONFIRMS VIOLENT KILLING OF NICOLAS MORALES BY COLLIER COUNTY CPL. JEAN PIERRE PREVENTABLE Today, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office released two s…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 5:12 PM

Amidst ravages of COVID-19, Wendy’s continues to refuse essential supply chain workers lifesaving protections...

An image from Venceremos, an Arkansas-based human rights organization, in their campaign to improve conditions for essential workers in the meat-packing industry. …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 8, 2021 at 4:25 PM

Publix: Radicals in the heartland?...

Recent revelations in Wall Street Journal cast new light on dangerous, anti-democratic ideology behind friendly facade of “Florida’s hometown grocer”… Farmworkers and their allies f…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 5:57 PM

BREAKING: Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-Op is the Next Fair Food Sponsor!

We’re thrilled to announce that our next Fair Food Sponsor is the Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-Op! Please join us in welcoming the newest member of the Fair Food movement and fol…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
February 4, 2021 at 4:21 PM

Oxfam Great Britain: Fair Food Program a “Signpost for Good Practice”

“The Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program was the most widely cited example when Oxfam asked 23 experts about effective ways for workers to represent themselves.” Me…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
January 27, 2021 at 4:17 PM

ACTION ALERT: Valentine’s Day of Action in the Deliver With Dignity Campaign!

On Feb. 14, join the Fair Food Nation online to demand the nation’s top food delivery service companies #DumpWendys! On Feb. 14, join the Fair Food Nation online to demand the natio…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
January 25, 2021 at 3:56 PM

“Honor our essential workers with vaccines”...

CIW, Partners In Health publish op/ed in Orlando Sentinel CIW Op-Ed: No time for politics, “Honor our essential workers with vaccines”… CIW, Partners In Health, …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
November 23, 2020 at 4:43 PM

TUESDAY CALL-IN DAY: Demand transparency from Collier County Sheriff’s Office!

TUESDAY CALL-IN DAY: Demand transparency from Collier County Sheriff’s Office! TOMORROW: “We are fighting for the truth”… Support the family of Nicolas Morales, f…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
November 20, 2020 at 5:38 PM

Op/ed from President of Florida First Amendment Foundation calls for transparency from Collier County Sheriff’s Office in shooting death of Nicolas Morales...

Op/ed from President of Florida First Amendment Foundation calls for transparency from Collier County Sheriff’s Office in shooting death of Nicolas Morales… FA…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
November 13, 2020 at 2:53 PM

CIW at 2020 Climate Underground Conference: “The pandemic was like a stress test... for the food system as a whole”...

CIW at 2020 Climate Underground Conference: “The pandemic was like a stress test… for the food system as a whole”… CIW: “The disconnect between the people who pi…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 3:09 PM

Family of Nicolas Morales: “We are fighting for the truth...”

Morales’s family comes together with CIW, Collier faith and community leaders to make public call for transparency, justice… Lucas Benitez, CIW: “A police offic…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 21, 2020 at 2:29 PM

“It’s time to stop believing corporate fairy tales about modern slavery”

Author: Corporate Social Responsibility “badly failing to detect, address, and prevent forced labour in the global economy”... Genevieve LeBaron, author of …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM

“From empty standards to enforceable rights”...

Migrant Justice releases landmark report documenting unprecedented progress in Vermont dairy industry under Milk with Dignity Program! Worker under MWD Program:…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 2:54 PM

2020 Encuentro: Piecing Together Justice

Students, youth set to gather this weekend for a virtual gathering of strategy building for the Wendy’s Campaign… Students, youth set to gather this weekend for a virtual gathering of strategy building fo…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 3:54 PM

COVID-19 MEDIA ROUND-UP: Farmworkers are denied adequate healthcare protections by state and local officials amid case surges...

Fall is officially here, and here in Immokalee that means one thing: Main Street in the heart of the Florida farmworker community is filling up with migrant workers returning from northern states, and the harvest season is just around the corner. …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 7, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Great new article in The Nation: “The Immokalee Way: Protecting Farmworkers Amid a Pandemic”...

The Nation takes a sweeping look at this spring’s first big COVID-19 outbreak among essential farmworkers — Great new article in The Nation: “The Immokalee Way: Protecting Farmworkers Amid a Pandemic”… …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
October 2, 2020 at 6:24 PM

Update on the killing of Nicolas Morales

Collier County Sheriff’s changing version of events that led to police shooting of Nicolas Morales undermines public trust in the investigation and demands immediate transparency… …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 3:36 PM

Remembering CIW General Counsel Steve Hitov

“The world has lost a giant, one who happily forsook Goliath for a life well-spent in David’s army.” Steve Hitov, Pioneering Human Rights Strategist and General…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
September 28, 2020 at 8:38 PM

Support the family of Nicolas Morales

Contribute to the Morales family GoFundMe ‌ Dear friends, As many of you read last week, our community in Immokalee has suffered a shocking and unnecessary loss of life at the hands …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
September 19, 2020 at 10:08 PM

BREAKING: Immokalee farmworker Nicholas Morales shot and killed by Collier County Sheriff’s Office

“They didn’t kill an animal; they killed a human being…" BREAKING: Immokalee farmworker Nicholas Morales shot and killed by Collier County Sheriff’s Office “They d…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
September 3, 2020 at 2:59 PM

Gov. DeSantis, Collier County: Protect Immokalee’s farmworkers now!

State and county health officials must take immediate action, work with internationally-acclaimed Partners In Health to protect the Sunshine State’s essential workers! Gov. DeSantis, Collier County: Take …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
August 28, 2020 at 6:43 PM

A quote by the late Congressman John Lewis resurfaces, and not a moment too soon...

Congressman John Lewis: “Freedom is the continuous action we all must take..." A quote by the late Congressman John Lewis resurfaces, and not a moment too soon… R…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
August 26, 2020 at 1:49 PM

Host CIW for a virtual presentation this fall! 💻🍅

Fair Food in the Time of COVID-19: This fall, host a CIW farmworker leader as a virtual speaker in your classroom, congregation, or community meeting! Fair Food in the Time of COVID-19: This fall, host a …
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 2:57 PM

Largest cut flower farm on U.S. East Coast joins the Fair Food Program! 🌷

Largest cut flower farm on U.S. East Coast joins the Fair Food Program! Bloomia — international leader in the cut flower industry wit…
Coalition of Immokalee Workers · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 3:11 PM

Harvard Law School Human Rights Program hosts CIW for webinar on business and human rights!

Harvard Law School Human Rights Program hosts CIW for webinar on business and human rights! Check out highlights from a remarkable co…