Date & Time
Thursday, October 27. 3 PM - 5 PM
3 PM | Presentation from CIW and SFA
4 PM | Facilitated Activist Discussion
Jane Addams Hull House Museum
Residence Dinning Hall
800 S. Halsted street
Event is Free and Open to Public.
Refreshments will be served.
Come meet with the CIW Representatives and learn more about their campaigns.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) is a community-based farmworker organization headquartered in Immokalee, Florida, with over 4,000 members. The CIW seeks modern working conditions for farmworkers and promotes their fair treatment in accordance with national and international human rights standards. The CIW's Campaign for Fair Food has won unprecedented support for fundamental farm labor reforms from retail food industry leaders.
Marc Rodrigues is originally from New York and has lived in Immokalee for five years as a national organizer with the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA). SFA (www.sfalliance.org) is a national network of students and youth organizing and working in partnership with farmworkers to eliminate sweatshop conditions and modern-day slavery in the fields.
Santiago Perez is originally from Guatemala and has been a farmworker in Immokalee for seven years. He recently became a staff member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).
* All views expressed are those of the guests and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, or the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Architecture and the Arts.