BY Jared Hamil | Lakeland, FL | 3/19/14
In the hot Florida sun, almost 1000 people marched into the streets towards downtown Lakeland. For over two miles, men, women and children of all ages waved banners, flags and signs in the face of traffic and onlookers. Cars honked their horns and people cheered from the sidewalks.
BY Preston Gilmore | Clarksville, TN | 7/23/13
In six cities across the state of Tennessee on July 20, people held pickets and delivered letters to Publix managers urging the Publix grocery store chain to join the Fair Food Program that would improve wages and working conditions for tomato pickers in Florida.
BY staff | Lakeland, FL | 3/18/13
About 1000 people took to the streets here, March 17, marching six miles to the Publix Supermarket headquarters.
BY Jared Hamil | Lakeland, FL | 3/16/12
After a six day fast, members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) broke bread with 1000 supporters to protest the Publix food corporation un-fair treatment of its workers, March 10.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 11/01/09
A group of about 150 people, including farmworkers from Immokalee, Florida, students and community supporters, rallied on Oct. 24 to fight for better wages and working conditions for the farmworkers.