Students and youth bring
Wendy's Founder's Week of Action to a roaring conclusion
The Fair Food Nation is abuzz this week in the wake of a wildly successful Founder's Week of Action. From Denver to DC and Philadelphia to Jacksonville, SFAers rallied against Wendy's posturing as a values-based company, highlighting the hypocrisy of executives' refusal to join the Fair Food Program.
Ohio Fair Food organized the week's culminating event, taking over Wendy's hometown with a march 200+ strong through the Ohio State University campus. The action, and similar ones around the country, were covered in local, national and campus news outlets including The Nation, Univision, and NBC.
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We'll leave you with one of many astute insights penned by Aaron Cantú, freelance writer for The Nation Magazine. He closes his piece on student mobilizing with this truism:
Take note, Wendy's.
-the immokalee crew
Students mobilize against Wendy's for farmworkers' rights (The Nation, 11/25)
100s join march in Wendy's hometown (The Examiner, 11/18)
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