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Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

Thank Food Workers this International Food Workers Week!

This is a special guest post by Joann Lo, Executive Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance. November 24-30 is the second annual International Food Workers Week (IFWW), organized by the Food Chain Workers Alliance every year around Thanksgiving, to lift up the importance of workers in our food system – from farmworkers to workers meat,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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