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[GreenYes] Fwd: Taco Bell Boycott, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1

>From: coaimmwkr@aol.com
>Delivered-To: mailing list empoweringdemocracy@yahoogroups.com
>Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 00:52:56 -0000
>
>Urgent news from the Taco Bell Boycott:
>
> From Thursday, November 29, to Saturday, December 1, universities and
>communities across the country will be participating in a campaign of
>three days of action at Taco Bell restaurants.  With protests already
>planned from Gainesville, FL, to Irvine, CA, the national actions are
>the next step in the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) campaign
>to convince the Taco Bell Corporation to recognize the farmworkers
>who pick their tomatoes and help improve the wages and working
>conditions in Florida's tomato fields.
>
>The Student/Farmworker Alliance (email: sfw_alliance@hotmail.com) is
>spearheading the National Days of Action campaign.  The specific
>actions planned for 11/29-12/1 vary according to the community and
>the history of the boycott in each area, but groups are organizing
>everything from simple flyering/picketing to continuous three-day
>protests with teams participating in shifts throughout the business
>hours of their local Taco Bell restaurant and creative actions
>building up to a larger protest and rally on Dec. 1.
>
>If you are interested in bringing the Taco Bell Boycott National Days
>of Action to your school or community, contact the Student/Farmworker
>Alliance or the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (coaimmwkr@aol.com)
>for more information and materials that you can use for organizing in
>your area.  Thanks, CIW

Gary Liss
916-652-7850
Fax: 916-652-0485

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