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The Tomato Rabbis

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on July 8, 2013 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

NEWSFLASH....This just in...A new addition to our "Facts" page!  Directed and with photography by Jeffrey Schifman, this is an excellent short film featuring a group rabbis from various parts of the country, including our own Rabbi Jeffrey Goldwasser of Temple Beit HaYam in Stuart, FL. Way to go, Rabbi Jeff and friends!  


Rabbis from T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights visit the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to le...

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TCCF July Meeting - SEAS Bulletin Announcement

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on June 20, 2013 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Bulletin announcement - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

As Catholics we are guided by 7 Social Justice teachings, and these teachings support respect for all life through basic human rights, and the dignity of all people. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a group of Florida farmworkers, has been working to improve their human rights & conditions in the fields. Interfaith Action is a broad-based network of people o...

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Making a Stand at PUBLIX Harbor Point store in Vero Beach!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 26, 2013 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

TCFF: Making Plans

 

Posted on May 25, 2013 by mariagstudios

Last week the Treasure Coast Fair Food Chapter (TCFF) met for the second time to develop plans for several actions in support of the Coalition of Immokolee Workers (CIW) and their campaign to get Publix to sign on to the Fair Food Program. In reviewing some of the hand-outs and my notes, I must say that we are an ambitious group! We’re c...

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WENDY, It's Time To Wake Up!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 26, 2013 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Wendy's, What Are You Waiting For?: Calling on the Fast Food Giant to Stand up For Farmworkers

Posted: 05/17/2013 8:59 pm

 

by Christina Bronsing and Anna Lappé

Who has freckles, pigtails, and is still holding out from joining the Fair Food Program? If you guessed the fresh-faced mascot of Wendy's, give yourself a gold star. As part of its efforts to improve conditions in ...

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TCFF in the Palm Beach Post Newspaper!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 25, 2013 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

May 23, 2013 - PALM BEACH POST opinion-editorial, by Lani Havens

Last month at a White House forum on human trafficking, the Florida-based Fair Food Program was celebrated as “one of the most successful and innovative programs” in addressing what has been an intractable problem around the world: modern-day slavery. Two weeks later, the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights lauded the same group at a press conference in...

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Florida - America's Ground Zero for Slavery!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 25, 2013 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes - but have also been called America's "ground zero for slavery." Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day for little to no pay.

 

Thankfully, a new solution called the Fair Food Program has been proven successful. The Fair Food Program is working to enforce a policy o...

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CIW Rally at Wendy's Shareholder Meeting

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 25, 2013 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Coalition of Immokalee Workers Rally Outside Wendy’s Shareholder Meeting

 

Farmworkers from the the Coalition of Immokalee Workers rallied Thursday in front of Wendy’s corporate shareholders meeting in Manhattan to demand improved working conditions for those who pick its tomatoes. Human rights activist Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, joined the farm workers’ protest.

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Humanists of the Treasure Coast join TC Fair Food!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 25, 2013 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Humanists of the Treasure Coast Participates in Treasure Coast Fair Food

 

Treasure Coast Fair Food is a not-for-profit organization of people compelled to act fairly, justly and with social responsibility in advocating to improve human rights conditions and a fair wage

system for farmworkers. It was formed in April, 2013 after a program presented by representatives of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (...

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CIW Working for Justice blog by Maria G.

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on May 25, 2013 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Working For Justice With the CIW: Taking on Publix

Posted on April 18, 2013 by mariagstudios

I haven’t posted in a while because I’ve been a little busy with teaching, cooking, and gardening. Eating local & seasonal is a commitment that I am dedicated to, but it does take time; it’s called “slow-food” for a reason! My other project is my commitment to the CIW (Coalition of Immokolee Workers). Last wee...

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Another great article about TCFF!

Posted by adm_tcfairfood on April 24, 2013 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Another great news article on the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' website...


March gives rise to new Fair Food Committee on Florida's east coast with a strong interfaith spirit...

After more than a decade of community gatherings, class presentations, candlelight vigils, pray-ins, and protests -- not to mention the hotly contested Publix campaign right here in the CIW's home state -- the Campaign for Fair Food h...

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