ENcuentro 2009: Click on image for hi-res version.
Bringing it back home: Fall semester of action
During the Encuentro we made plans for a Fall semester full of action -- mark your calendars and start planning your local action(s) today - contact us with any questions about how you can get involved!
October 5-9, 2009: Dine with Dignity Days of Action
Summer vacation is over... now's the time to let your campus food service provider — not to mention Aramark and Sodexo corporate — know that the Dine with Dignity campaign is back and stronger than ever! Check out how to get involved here.
October 17-November 15, 2009: Florida Month of Action
In the spirit of the month of action leading up to the announcement of the Taco Bell boycott in 2001, CIW, SFA and allies will be visiting cities across Florida for educational events and (in many cases) joint Aramark/Publix actions in preparation for the 2009 Publix tour (see below). If you're a resident of Gainesville, Southwest Florida, Orlando, Miami/West Palm Beach/Ft. Lauderdale or Tampa Bay, contact us today for more information and a complete calendar of events.
November 2009: SFA Month of Action
In solidarity with the Real Food Challenge, Slow Food USA & 350.org: Using the frame of Good, Clean, and Fair to encourage dialogue and action around how food interacts with climate change, labor, and community; November has been chosen as the month to focus on labor and the SFA/CIW campaign, with a particular focus on campus food service providers Aramark and Sodexo. Stay tuned for more resources and details on this exciting project!
November 18-25, 2009: Publix Tour
The CIW, SFA and allies will hit the road, traveling from Immokalee across Florida to Columbus, GA for the SOA Watch vigil and back down to Lakeland, FL -- home to Publix headquarters -- calling on the supermarket chain to do its part to put an end to decades of stagnant wages and dismal working conditions for the workers harvesting its tomatoes.
(Also) November 18-25, 2009: 7 Days of Action in the Supermarket Campaign
In solidarity with the CIW's Publix tour, SFA'ers and other allies across the country will make sure that supermarket giants Kroger and Ahold know that we haven't forgotten about their inaction!
December 5: Major mobilization at Publix Headquarters in Lakeland, FL
Details TBA: Mark your calendar and make plans to join us today!
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