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American University Workers Celebrate Victory, Chart New Course for Real Food and Jobs in DC

American University Workers Celebrate Victory, Chart New Course for Real Food and Jobs in DC

Over the past six months, DC food service workers have joined together across their different campuses and communities to fight for greater access to fresh, healthy food and good, sustainable jobs.  Yesterday, workers at American University announced a major step forward in their struggle for real food and real jobs. In a landmark agreement, workers… Read more »

The Food Movement in 2012: Our Top 5 Learnings

The Food Movement in 2012: Our Top 5 Learnings

From the incredible victories by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to the saddening loss of the Community Food Security Coalition, it’s been an up and down and altogether historic year for the food movement. We’re ready to hit the ground running again, but before we do, we’re taking a minute to reflect on our top… Read more »

Planting the Seeds of Justice at the DC Food Future Summit

Planting the Seeds of Justice at the DC Food Future Summit

Earlier this month, DC’s Healthy Affordable Food for All (HAFA) held the first ever DC Food Future Summit.  Over 300 attendees gathered to share food, stories, and ideas, and to dream big about what the future of DC’s food system could and should look like. HAFA is a coalition group that brings together Washingtonians who… Read more »

“We fight because we too believe in a sustainable future” –  Bon Appétit workers nationwide stand with DC workers

“We fight because we too believe in a sustainable future” – Bon Appétit workers nationwide stand with DC workers

Earlier this month, nearly 150 workers, students, and community members delegated Bon Appétit Management Company at American University to say: we want real food, we want real jobs, and we want respect. Two Bon Appétit workers from across the country joined them in solidarity: Prince Jones from LaVerne University and Raquel Baptiste from Wesleyan University…. Read more »

DC Workers & Community Members Urge Bon Appétit to Take Leadership on Sustainability

DC Workers & Community Members Urge Bon Appétit to Take Leadership on Sustainability

We believe real food and real jobs go hand in hand, and Bon Appétit Management Company at American University (AU) has an historic opportunity to chart a new course for sustainability on campus and beyond. That was the message over 120 cafeteria workers, students, faculty, and community members took to the Bon Appétit dining services… Read more »

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