LABOR JUSTICE: Walmart joins CIW’s Fair Food program

from Interfaith Action of Southwest Florida This afternoon, at a ceremony held under a watermelon packing shed on a tomato farm outside of Immokalee (photo above), Walmart and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers signed an historic agreement for the world’s largest retailer to join the CIW’s Fair Food Program, the widely-acclaimed social responsibility program that is … Continue reading LABOR JUSTICE: Walmart joins CIW’s Fair Food program

LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers announce “Fast for Fair Food”

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Throughout history, the act of fasting has been a show of faith, a form of political protest, a weapon of the powerless. Virtually all the major faiths include long-held traditions of fasting as a spiritual discipline, a way to seek the holy amidst the temporal, through sacrifice and prayer. … Continue reading LABOR JUSTICE: Farmworkers announce “Fast for Fair Food”