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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is a farmworker organization fighting for better wages and working conditions in Florida's fields since 1993.

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'We go hungry today so our children won't have to tomorrow' #fairfoodfast

"We light this candle of hope... We know how this is going to end...

Rev. Noelle Damico leads opening prayer/reflection; nearly 100 fasters & supporters #fairfoodfast

Intently enjoying the 'final meal'... History, hope and determination hang in the air #fairfoodfast

We've arrived in Lakeland and enjoying the welcome from the advance organizing team. #fairfoodfast

CIW fasters - "ayunantes" - share some words before departing for #lkld #fairfoodfast ciw-online.org

Indigenous identity of many farmworkers on proud display through CIW's own Marimba ensemble

Discussion of why we're going to Lakeland while marimba gets ready... #lkld http://bit.ly/z1IDO2

Marisol of the Collier Sheriff's Anti-Trafficking Unit speaks to the crowd...

Safety and security crew...

Los Prodigos... A local favorite, all farmworkers themselves, take the stage!

The crowd starts to gather....

...Fun, community, music and of course, info about our rights and the upcoming Fast at #Publix

Final preparations underway for the CIW's annual "Year of the Worker" party -- a day full of...

Flying chair! :)

#Publix, together we are strong. And we will not stop short of dignity, respect, victory.

Chair fell when only 2 out of more than 50 let go- everyone's contribution is important.