Members and supporters of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers will
march from a Trader Joe's store at 604 W. Huntington Dr. in Monrovia,
Calif., to the market chain's headquarters a mile away, starting at noon
Oct. 21. The farm workers organization is demanding that Trader Joe's
support the human rights of the men and women who harvest tomatoes sold
in its stores. For more information, click here, send an email to (damara @ justharvestusa dot org) or telephone (510) 725-8752.
Cross-posted from Truthdig
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