Friday, August 9, 2013

Fair Food Nation brings summer heat to Wendy's ~ @ciw

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Carmen Esquivel, CIW: “For us, one cent more is another spoonful of food in the pot to be able to feed our families.” Fox 4 TV


Wendy’s Week of Action takes off with high energy actions
across the country!…

IMG_2127Consumers and farmworkers across the country officially launched the Wendy’s Week of Action with three phenomenal protests on Saturday, August 3rd, with representation from all corners of the Fair Food Nation. Now, as you enjoy the upbeat photos, don’t forget that you can still participate! Check out the Wendy’s page for the full list of actions. For now, here are highlights from the first day…
The Presbyterian Church (USA) kicked off the weekend in Louisville, KY with a spirited picket of over 50 people. With their headquarters just around the corner from the headquarters of Yum! Brands, Taco Bell’s parent company, the PC(USA) is certainly no stranger to calling for Fair Food in Louisville. [...]

[...] Next up, the young un’s…

DSC04700-1Along with our long-standing allies from the Presbyterian community, students certainly weren’t to be left out of the fun!
After four days of presentations, workshops, trainings, and late night discussions, dozens of students from the National Student Power Convergence joined with local students from the University of Wisconsin Madison on a mile-long march to the local Wendy’s on August 3rd. Honks and cheers of support followed the students down the street, both from cars and, upon arrival, even Wendy’s customers...
Don't to miss the beautiful photos (including those of Immokalee's irresistable children) at the CIW website!

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