$88.00 donated in past month
Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
We Clarify and Reiterate the Driscoll’s Boycott is in Full Force
We will continue our resistance, boycotting Driscoll's for a better life and a better future for farmworkers' families in San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:30PM
Aclaramos de Manera Reiterada Que el Boicot a Driscoll’s Sigue Con Más Fuerza
Seguiremos en resistencia del boicot a Driscoll's por una mejor vida y un mejor futuro para las familias jornaleros en San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:22PM
FWP Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll's Berries
Portland, OR, September 13, 2016 – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s largest network of green and ethical consumers, is proud to announce the results of an election on September 12 that confirmed the independent union Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Familias Unidas) as the formal representatives of farm workers at Sakuma Brothers Farm (Sakuma) in Washington State, supplier to Driscoll’s, the largest berry distributor in the world. Fair World Pro...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:26PM
WA Farmworkers to Vote on Union / Mexico Farmworkers Continue Driscoll's Boycott
Congratulations to Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ)! FUJ is an independent farmworkers union and one of our newest members! After a three-year struggle, on September 4, 2016, FUJ reached an agreement with Sakuma Brothers Farm in Washington state to conduct a secret ballot election so the workers on the farm can vote whether they want FUJ to be their union. Sakuma Brothers is a supplier to Driscoll's Berries....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 5:55PM
The Fall | La Caída: Community Demolition Party
Southern Exposure 3030 20th Street San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 1:53PM
Talk | Plática: Strategies Against the Wall
Southern Exposure 3030 20th Street San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 1:47PM
Documentary film: Clínica de Migrantes
San José Peace and Justice Center 48 South 7th Street San Jose, CA 95112 (between Santa Clara St. and SJSU) Public transit: VTA 22, 522, 23, 11, 63, 64, 72, 73, 81, Hwy 17 Express, MST 55, Dash, LRT, 181...
Event Date: Fri Sep 9, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 2, 2016 7:52PM
New Orleans: Undocumented immigrants hold 24 hr vigil to protest unconstitutional arrests (audio/mpeg 24.9mb)
Undocumented immigrants hold 24 hour vigil. Detainees continue to be prosecuted by US Attorney Kenneth Polite facing felony reentry charges and permanent separation from their partners and children in the New Orleans area for exposing the unconstitutional nature of their arrests....
Posted: Fri Sep 2, 2016 9:17AM
Understanding Migration from El Salvador/ the impact of US policy
Mission Campus, City College of San Francisco (1125 Valencia St. between 22nd and 23rd Streets), room 106 (in the Valencia St. building)....
Event Date: Thu Sep 15, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:28PM
WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown
WorkWeek radio looks at the California legislature vote for an 8 hour day for agricultural workers and overtime with Al Rojas, a founder of the United Farmworkers of America. WorkWeek then examines the increasing attacks on California's injured workers through deregulation and control by the insurance industry of Workers Compensation...
Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:28PM
UCSF to re-hire dozens of fired Immigrant Workers After Public Outcry
Oakland, August 30, 2016: Late yesterday, UCSF Medical Center and AFSCME Local 3299 reached an agreement for UCSF to hire 24 former Contract custodians at UCSF Medical Center. The workers, primarily Chinese immigrants who had been employed by former UCSF Contractor IMPEC Group for as long as four years, had been fired in 2015 after UCSF demanded that IMPEC cut their wages by almost 50% and the workers spoke up for better working conditions....
Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:20PM
Film screening and discussion WHICH WAY HOME
Revolution Books, 2444 DURANT AVENUE, Berkeley CA 94704...
Event Date: Thu Sep 8, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:18PM
Boycott Driscoll’s Protest at Watsonville Strawberry Festival
A banner declaring “No More Blood Berries” hung from the most iconic buildings in downtown Watsonville, which hover over the Strawberry Festival and stand as subtle reminders of the apple industry in the Pájaro Valley....
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 5:06PM
Watsonville Strawberry Festival and Driscoll's Protest Day #2 Aug.7, 2016
Driscoll's Boycott Continued Today (Sunday) at the Strawberry Festival in downtown Watsonville, California...
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 12:45AM
Driscoll's Boycott continues in Capitola Ca. 7-31-2016!
This boycott of Driscoll's Berries continues and we are targeting many stores in the Santa Cruz area! We will keep it up untill Driscoll's and Sakuma Berries growers sit down with the workers!...
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:19PM
Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/Park
Beach Flats Mural Celebration at The Beach Flats Community Center/Park To repaint the mural that the city painted over a while back. 133 Leibrandt Ave. Santa Cruz Ca. Just down the street from the Boardwak and between the Boardwalk and the Beach Flats Community Garden....
Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:52AM
Environmental racism in the “leftmost city”
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
Supreme court vote 4-4 continue to Block Millions of DACA/DAPA Executive Order (audio/mpeg 11.7mb)
NO DAPA? NO DEPORTATIONS. The Supreme Court just put approximately five million undocumented parents back at risk of deportation and continued the exclusion of those who wouldn’t have qualified.Meanwhile, abusive immigration enforcement agents operate unchecked: raiding refugee families, brutalizing people near the border, and putting our loved ones into detention centers and deportation proceedings....
Posted: Tue Jul 5, 2016 11:06AM