Students Rally for Farmworker Justice

P1010032.jpgStudents from universities across DC picketed in solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ campaign for better wages and working conditions outside the K St NW Burger King Wednesday. rnrnThe students chanted “Down, down with exploitation! Up, up with the fair food nation!” and asked the rush hour crowds to sign petitions in support of the campaign. Following the picket students delivered a letter to the downtown BK’s management. The action was part of the National Student-Labor Week of Action, during which thousands of students at hundreds of campuses across the country hold events to show solidarity with worker justice struggles. rnrnMembers of the DC Student Labor Action Project and DC Student-Farmworker Alliance have been holding regular actions at Burger Kings in DC, as well as tabling and petitioning to raise awareness. rnrnFor more information about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, and to sign their petition, visitrnhttp://www.ciw-online.org/

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