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MIDWEST CONVERGENCE!: TACO BELL BOYCOTT

Join us on March 3 for the Midwest Convergence to celebrate the National Taco Bell Boycott Caravan arrival to Chicago.
BOYCOTT TACO BELL & JOIN THOUSANDS FROM ALL OVER THE NATION IN THE TACO BELL TRUTH TOUR!
In a cross country caravan from Florida to Taco Bell’s headquarters in Irvine, CA, migrant farmworkers, students and activists will hit 15 major US cities with the TRUTH about how TACO BELL PROFITS FROM FARMWORKER POVERTY.

Come on down to raise our voices about the National Taco Bell Boycott and the sweatshop conditions faced by migrant farmworkers in America’s fields.
www.ciw-online.org

DON’T JUST BOYCOTT THE BELL, BUST IT UP!!
CHICAGO STOP on March 3: ***Midwest Regional Convergence***

Latino groups, student sweatshop groups, religious activists and community residents from Chicago and the Midwest land will celebrate the arrival of the Taco Bell Truth Tour to Chicago. There will be several activities during the day –SUNDAY MARCH 3-:
a video show, a collective lunch and Speak-outs by the Immokalee Workers and by local latino struggles groups, such as the V&V Supremo workers, the Carrousel workers, and the Latino Union

MARCH AND ACTIONS!! (To be announced)
Participate in the Festive March with drums, puppets, Chihuahuas and Creative Actions at Taco Bells!

Have Fun at the TACO BELL BOYCOTT FESTIVAL at the AZONE with Latino bands, Latino rappers and Northwestern student band!! Listen some GRASS ROOTS MUSIC!
And…Enjoy SETH TOBOCMAN slide show at 8:00pm www.drawingresistance.org


For more info including contact & housing:
773 583 7728
www.notacobellchicago.20m.com

About the background of the struggle check these media articles:

www.sptimes.com/2002/02/24/Columns/Taco_Bell_should_help.shtml

www.weeklyplanet.com/current/news_feature2.html

www.latinola.com/tacobell.html


Other Caravan Stops:
TAMPA, FL Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002
ATLANTA, GA Friday, March 1
SOUTH BEND, IN Saturday, March 2
CHICAGO, IL Sunday, March 3: *Midwest Regional Convergence*
MADISON, WI Monday, March 4
DENVER, CO Wednesday, March 6
SAN FRANCISCO, CA Friday, March 8
FRESNO, CA Saturday, March 9
RISE UP 2002: LOS ANGELES Sunday, March 10
* Day of music, workshops, panels and ACTIONS
IRVINE, Mon. March 11
* March on Taco Bell Corporate Headquarters
 
 

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