News

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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New Fair Food Label launches on Food Day 2014! via ciw-online.org The Fair Food Program’s new label debuted this past Friday. The label will be available to all grocery stores and restaurants that participate in the Fair Food Program. Participants in the Program pay a small premium when they buy Florida tomatoes, with the premium going to increase wages for farmworkers. They also commit to a worker-created...

Campaigns

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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Black Friday – November 28th, 2014 WHERE: The Walmart nearest your Thanksgiving dinner (http://blackfridayprotests.org/actions) TIME: Just 30-45 minutes will do the trick sometime between 7 and 10 AM. WHY: Workers at Walmart want the company to publicly commit to paying them for their hard work, but a select few behind the country’s largest employer are robbing them of a decent living. The...

Take Action

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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Get active this Int’l Food Workers Week November 23-29! Learn, reflect and take action to support food workers. This year marks the 3rd Annual International Food Worker Week (IFWW) from November 23-29, started by the Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA) in 2012. 2014 is also the 5th Anniversary of the FCWA. IFWW is a week of events and actions designed to educate consumers about the challenges...

Featured Member

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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  The Street Vendor Project *by Kimberly Lok, PHD Student at Temple University and FCWA Intern* The Street Vendors Project (SVP) is a member-based organization with nearly 2,000 vendor members working together to ensure the rights of street vendor operators in New York City. In partnership with the Urban Justice Center, a non-profit that provides legal advocacy and representation for marginalized...