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Friends & The Wendy’s Boycott

Friends & the Wendy's Boycott

The SEYM Peace and Social Concerns Committee is asking Monthly Meetings and Worship Groups to consider signing a letter endorsing the Wendy’s boycott, a key campaign and current focus of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) ciw-online.org/wendys. This boycott of the Wendy’s fast food chain is designed to raise public…

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Report From The Border Encuentro

Report from the Border Encuentro

St. Petersburg Friends Gwen Brown and Sarah McCown traveled to Arizona in November to participate in protests and actions at the Mexican border organized by School of the Americas Watch (SOA). Here is their story: The Border Encuentro (meeting) is a weekend of protests, workshops, entertainment and solidarity in the…

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Sarasota Friends & Coalition Of Immokalee Farmworkers

Sarasota Friends & Coalition of Immokalee Farmworkers

Sarasota Meeting has a long tradition of actively supporting the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) efforts to secure better wages and safe working conditions for farmworkers. Two Sarasota Friends shared what they learned from a recent immersion visit with the Immokalee farmworkers. Here are their stories: •   •   •   • …

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Re-connecting With The Coalition For Immokalee Workers

Re-connecting with the Coalition for Immokalee Workers

SEYM has a long history of supporting the work of the Coalition of Immokalee Farm Workers, going back decades; and now Friends in SEYM are re-connecting with CIW and it’s Fair Food Campaign. For a few years, our SEYM Youth were active with the Alliance for Fair Food; they had…

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