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