Friday, December 14, 2012

Caroling for Farmworker Justice - Sat. Dec. 22!

At least a dozen Fair Food supporters will raise their voices in song, spreading a message of justice and holiday cheer inside three King Soopers stores to tell the Denver-based supermarket that it's parent company - the Kroger Corporation- must sign the Fair Food Agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

Saturday, December 22nd, 12:30pm
gather at Dazbog Coffee on 9th & Downing

Supermarket locations will be shared in-person with the folks who join us! Meet up will be outside of the Dazbog Coffeeshop on 9th & Downing! Bring a santa hat!

Carol practice: Sunday, December 16, 7pm, contact for details.

 **Background for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)**: The CIW is a community-based organization of mainly Latino, Mayan Indian and Haitian immigrants working in low-wage jobs throughout the state of Florida. CIW strives to build their strength as a community on a basis of reflection and analysis, constant attention to coalition-building across ethnic divisions, and an ongoing investment in leadership development to help members continually develop their skills in community education and organization. From this basis they fight for, among other things: a fair wage for the work they do, more respect on the part of their bosses and the industries where we work, better and cheaper housing, stronger laws and stronger enforcement against those who would violate workers' rights, the right to organize on our jobs without fear of retaliation, and an end to forced labor in the fields.

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