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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 »

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 »

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 »

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