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Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

Youth gather in Immokalee, FL for Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro!

The following is a guest piece written by Natalí Rodriguez, a Santa Ana, CA native currently living and organizing in Immokalee, FL as an intern with the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA).  SFA and Real Food, Real Jobs have a long history of partnership and collaboration, dating all the way back to RFRJ’s humble beginnings as the Stir… Read more »

Students, workers unite to build momentum in Boston!

Students, workers unite to build momentum in Boston!

Campus food service workers and their student, faculty, and community allies continue to build a movement for real food, real jobs, & thriving communities in Cambridge and Boston! In just 18 months, 650 dining hall workers at Harvard Law School, Northeastern University, Lesley University, the Episcopal Divinity School, and Simmons College have voted to join… Read more »

Food Mythbusters: Thinking Beyond the Clown

Food Mythbusters: Thinking Beyond the Clown

The below is an excerpt from a post by our friends at Food Mythbusters, who are organizing to “debunk persistent myths about sustainable food and farming” through innovative media campaigns.  Their first video took on the assumption that industrial agriculture is essential to feed the world.  Now, they’re taking on the junk food industry and their… Read more »

Philadelphia School District Recalls Nearly All Student Safety Staff

Philadelphia School District Recalls Nearly All Student Safety Staff

The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) sent recall letters to 1,136 previously laid off student safety staff Wednesday afternoon. This announcement is a critical step to ensure student safety when schools open on September 9th. The recalls come after the Fast for Safe Schools drew local and national attention to the critical role of student… Read more »

$50 Million Announcement an Important Step, More Action Needed for Safe Schools

$50 Million Announcement an Important Step, More Action Needed for Safe Schools

One day after our hugely successful 12-hour fast and 100+ person rally in front of the School District of Philadelphia, the city’s mayor Michael Nutter announced a plan to borrow $50 million to ensure that schools are able to open on time.  Below is UNITE HERE Local  634’s response to this announcement.  We will be… Read more »

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