WorldCat Identities

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Overview
Works: 13 works in 26 publications in 2 languages and 487 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Classifications: HD1527.F6, 331.88130975944
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Coalition of Immokalee Workers
[CIW films( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The CIW is a community-based worker organization. Our members are largely Latino, Haitian, and Mayan Indian immigrants working in low-wage jobs throughout the state of Florida. We strive to build our strength as a community on a basis of reflection and analysis, constant attention to coalition building across ethnic divisions, and an ongoing investment in leadership development to help our members continually develop their skills in community education and organization. From this basis we fight for, among other things: a fair wage for the work we do, more respect on the part of our bosses and the industries where we work, better and cheaper housing, stronger laws and stronger enforcement against those who would violate workers' rights, the right to organize on our jobs without fear of retaliation, and an end to indentured servitude in the fields."--CIW website
I am not a tractor! : how Florida farmworkers took on the fast food giants and won by Susan L Marquis( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"I am Not a Tractor! celebrates the courage, vision, and creativity of the farmworkers and community leaders who have transformed one of the worst agricultural situations in the United States into one of the best. Susan Marquis highlights past abuses workers suffered in Florida's tomato fields: toxic pesticide exposure, beatings, sexual assault, rampant wage theft, and even, astonishingly, modern-day slavery. Marquis unveils how, even without new legislation, regulation, or government participation, these farmworkers have dramatically improved their work conditions. Marquis credits this success to the immigrants from Mexico, Haiti, and Guatemala who formed the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a neuroscience major who takes great pride in the watermelon crew he runs, a leading farmer/grower who was once homeless, and a retired New York State judge who volunteered to stuff envelopes and ended up building a ground-breaking institution. Through the "Fair Food Program" that they have developed, fought for, and implemented, these people have changed the lives of more than thirty thousand field workers. I Am Not a Tractor! offers a range of solutions to a problem that is rooted in our nation's slave history and that is worsened by ongoing conflict over immigration"--
2016 Wendy's boycott summit : September 22nd-25th Immokalee, FL by Wendy's boycott summit( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

CIW uncensored( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

With these hands: A powerful, reflection on the hands at the base of the trillion-dollar food industry
Think twice before you enter! : taco hell( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers)

Coalition of Immokalee Workers organisatie uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

ائتلاف کارگران ایموکالی

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