CF100: 2016 03 06 – Fair Food

Each week the Orlando Sentinel asks two questions of 100 community leaders in Central Florida. Those with access to the online Sentinel can read all of this  week’s 100-word responses here. For those without access, my responses are below. Selected responses appear in the Sunday edition while the on-line comments are available a day or two before.


What was the biggest story of the week?

No submission.

What will be the biggest story in the coming week?

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Alliance for Fair Food kicked off their annual event highlighting the Fair Food Program. This year’s focus is on Wendy’s (Publix also continues to hold out). The Workers’ Voice Tour kicked off in Immokalee on March 2 headed for New York City, Columbus, OH, and Louisville, KY. Returning to Florida with a stop in Gainesville, March 11, the tour ends with an afternoon rally in West Palm Beach next Saturday, March 12. A bus leaving Orlando will carry those wishing to stand in solidarity for safe and just working conditions for farm workers.


The series focuses on state and local news.

Read the Sentinel’s introduction to the series

Read my first post on the series.

My posts related to this can be found using the categories in the right sidebar. Click either Central Florida or Current Events.

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