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Meet Eddie: A BAMCO worker with a vision for a sustainable future

Meet Eddie: A BAMCO worker with a vision for a sustainable future

Just eighteen when he first began working in the cafeteria at the University of La Verne, Eduardo “Eddie” Briones has done it all, from mopping the floors to prepping and serving food.  Today, after twelve years of service, he is the university’s Catering Captain, and shares his passion of preparing food for students with his… Read more »

“I Stand with You” – Bon Appetit union members support LaVerne

“I Stand with You” – Bon Appetit union members support LaVerne

On Food Day, food service workers at the University of LaVerne bravely came together and called on their employer, Bon Appetit Management Company, to honor their right to form a union through a process of their choosing. Adding their voices to the creation of a sustainable future, these workers have taken a courageous step. They… Read more »

Food Day in Boston: “I’m proud to have a voice on the job”

Food Day in Boston: “I’m proud to have a voice on the job”

In celebration of Food Day, 150 students, workers, and community allies gathered at Northeastern University to calling for “Justice in the Food Chain” – from Immokalee to Boston, from farm to cafeteria. The panel and roundtable discussion brought together dining service workers, students, and faculty from Boston’s many colleges – along with farmworkers, organic growers,… Read more »

Food Day in DC: “I know what real food looks like. I’m more than just a cashier.”

Food Day in DC: “I know what real food looks like. I’m more than just a cashier.”

The struggles for real food and real jobs are one in the same, and we stand together in building a just, nourishing food system. This was the message championed by the more than 100 DC food service workers, students, and community allies who celebrated Food Day together on Wednesday. Gathering in American University’s Founders Room,… Read more »

For Food Day, University of LaVerne Workers Stand Up for a Sustainable Future

For Food Day, University of LaVerne Workers Stand Up for a Sustainable Future

Today we celebrate the second annual Food Day, a national day of action celebrating the movement toward a more healthy, affordable, and sustainable food system. A core priority of Food Day is to better “support fair working conditions for food and farm workers,” and food workers across the country are standing up to do just… Read more »

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