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Victory for Howard Dining Workers: Real Food Real Jobs Movement Picks up Steam

Victory for Howard Dining Workers: Real Food Real Jobs Movement Picks up Steam

Spurring on the DC food service workers’ fight for greater access to fresh, healthy food and good, sustainable jobs using fresh-cooked ingredients, Howard University workers employed by Sodexo celebrated another victory of DC’s Real Food Real Jobs movement. Following on the heels of a 400-person rally on U Street last week, workers at Howard University… Read more »

We Feed DC, We Are DC: Workers March to Celebrate Progress on Real Food and Real Jobs

We Feed DC, We Are DC: Workers March to Celebrate Progress on Real Food and Real Jobs

“I love my job,” says Jacqueline Stills, a food service worker at Howard University. “It’s like leaving home in the morning to come to another place called home. I tell students here, ‘I look at you all as my children.’ I see them every day and feed them breakfast and lunch.” Stills joined hundreds of… Read more »

The Campus United Will Never Be Defeated! Visions of Real Food and Real Power from the RFC Summit

The Campus United Will Never Be Defeated! Visions of Real Food and Real Power from the RFC Summit

“Is the food you’re serving changing people’s lives? If not, then you need to make a change.” Last Friday, Johns Hopkins University food service worker Marie Wilson issued this challenge to a room packed with college students at Breaking Ground 2013, Real Food Challenge’s national summit. Coming from over 70 schools nationwide, these 200+ students… Read more »

What’s Behind the Kitchen Door May Surprise You

What’s Behind the Kitchen Door May Surprise You

How do restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America? And how do poor working conditions—discriminatory labor practices, exploitation, and unsanitary kitchens—affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables? These are the questions that Saru Jayaraman artfully answers in her new book, Behind the Kitchen Door: What Every Diner Should Know… Read more »

After Landmark Agreement at American, DC Food Movement Leaders Advocate for Real Food and Jobs at Howard

After Landmark Agreement at American, DC Food Movement Leaders Advocate for Real Food and Jobs at Howard

Yesterday, leaders from the food justice movement in DC stood up alongside cafeteria workers at Howard University in another exciting move forward for DC’s Real Food Real Jobs campaign. The historic delegation, which included members of Bread for the City, Food and Water Watch, Common Good City Farm, Food Day, Union of Concerned Scientists, and… Read more »

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