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FARMWORKERS MARCH IN LOS ANGELES MARCH 1-5
Date Monday March 01
Time 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details

March 1 -5 : Week of Protest at Los Angeles and Taco Bell Irvine Headquarters
For More Information about the Action

Monday, March 1: as farmworkers enter Los Angeles for a week of protest and Taco Bell executives begin their workweek of profiteering off of the poverty of workers, students and allies will make our voices heard above the bottom line, taking to the phone lines in a NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY.

March 2 - 5: Farmworkers will be enduring the 44-mile trek from East Los Angeles to Taco Bell's global headquarters in Irvine, CA.

March 5: National Day of Action in front of TB Headquarters.

For more information, please contact:
Coalition of Immokalee Workers
P. O. Box 603
Immokalee, FL, 34143

Phone (239) 657-8311
Fax (239) 657-8311
E-mail: workers@ciw-online.org


Past Actions:


2003 Feb 28 - March 5: FARMWORKERS, ALLIES BREAK THEIR FAST AT ASH WEDNESDAY (Details)

2002 March 11: TB Actions at TB HQ!
March 11 Taco Bell Action Was a Success!
Over One Thousand March on Taco Bell! Groundbreaking Meeting between CIW and Taco Bell Follows Rally!
May 10 02: Taco Bell Boycott -- News and Action


2004 Taco Bell Actions


March 1 -5 : Week of Protest at Los Angeels and Taco Bell Irvine Headquarters
For More Information about the Action

Monday, March 1: as farmworkers enter Los Angeles for a week of protest and Taco Bell executives begin their workweek of profiteering off of the poverty of workers, students and allies will make our voices heard above the bottom line, taking to the phone lines in a NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY.

March 2 - 5: Farmworkers will be enduring the 44-mile trek from East Los Angeles to Taco Bell's global headquarters in Irvine, CA.

March 5: National Day of Action in front of TB Headquarters.

For more information, please contact:
Coalition of Immokalee Workers
P. O. Box 603
Immokalee, FL, 34143

Phone (239) 657-8311
Fax (239) 657-8311
E-mail: workers@ciw-online.org


Past Actions:


2003 Feb 28 - March 5: FARMWORKERS, ALLIES BREAK THEIR FAST AT ASH WEDNESDAY (Details)

2002 March 11: TB Actions at TB HQ!
March 11 Taco Bell Action Was a Success!
Over One Thousand March on Taco Bell! Groundbreaking Meeting between CIW and Taco Bell Follows Rally!
May 10 02: Taco Bell Boycott -- News and Action


Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorCoalition of Immokalee Workers
CIW Taco Bell Truth Tour Staff
>
>
>
>Please circulate widely!
>
>Announcing: The 2004 Taco Bell Truth Tour
>
>Key dates:
>Feb. 27 -- Rally at Yum! Brands headquarters, Louisville, KY
>March 2-5 -- March on Taco Bell heaquarters, LA to Irvine, CA
>March 5 -- Massive rally outside Taco Bell corporate headquarters,
>Irvine
>
>For more details on how you can join Immokalee workers on the
>2004 tour:
>email us at workers@ciw-online.org
>
>Description: Clear your schedules, pack your walking shoes, and
>get ready to
>join farmworkers from Immokalee on the 2004 Taco Bell Truth
>Tour!
>
>A caravan of workers and allies will leave Immokalee on Feb. 25th
>and head
>north to Yum Brands (Taco Bell's parent company) corporate
>headquarters in
>Louisville, Kentucky, for the first of two major actions aimed at
>moving the
>fast food giant to clean up human rights abuses in its supply
>chain.
>
>The Louisville rally will take place on Friday, Feb. 27th, with a full
>program
>of music, speakers, and political theater! The Louisville rally is a
>great way for
>boycott allies from east of the Mississippi who can't make it all the
>way to
>California to make their voices heard in the fight for fair food.
>
>Following the Louisville rally, the caravan will head west across
>the country
>toward Los Angeles and a massive action at Taco Bell
>headquarters in Irvine,
>California. Starting on March 2nd, Immokalee workers will lead a
>three-day
>march, from East LA to Irvine, taking the boycott to millions of
>consumers on
>Southern California streets. The march will culminate in a huge,
>day-long
>rally on March 5th -- a political, musical, cultural festival that will
>shake
>the foundations of a fast-food industry built on the exploitation of
>workers and
>consumers alike.
>
>With public attention to the modern-day slavery and sweatshop
>conditions in
>Florida's fields at an all-time high -- including the November
>presentation of
>the 2003 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to three CIW
>members --
>this year's action promises to be the most powerful yet in this
>growing,
>grassroots campaign. Join us in Louisville and LA and as we ring
>the Bell for
>justice in 2004!
>
>For more information, email us at workers@ciw-online.org, or visit
>our website
>at http://www.ciw-online.org ! Thanks, and see you soon - Coalition of
>Immokalee
>Workers
>
>
>
>Support Tomato Pickers
>Boycott Taco Bell
>http://www.ciw-online.org
>
>
>
>


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