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Sunday, 3/3: Midwest Regional Convergence for Taco Bell Truth Tour

Join us on March 3 for the Midwest Convergence to celebrate the National TACO BELL TRUTH TOUR's arrival in Chicago. A cross country caravan from Florida to Taco Bell’s corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA, the Tour includes migrant farmworkers, students and activists and will hit 15 major US cities with the TRUTH about how TACO BELL PROFITS FROM FARMWORKER POVERTY.

Join us on Sunday, March 3 for the Midwest Convergence to celebrate the National Taco Bell Boycott Caravan.

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

MARCH AND ACTIONS! (Details to be announced)

Participate in the Festive March with drums, puppets, Chihuahuas and creative actions at local Taco Bells!

Have fun at the TACO BELL BOYCOTT FESTIVAL at the A-ZONE, with Latino bands, Latino rappers and a Northwestern student band!


Enjoy SETH TOBACMAN slide show at 8:00 PM

For more info, including contact & housing: call (773) 583-7728, or visit our website.

Background articles on Taco Bell and the Florida Agricultural Workers Struggle:

St. Petersburg Times: Taco Bell should help tomato pickers

Weekly Planet: Getting 'Em Where it Hurts

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 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
(includes a Day of music, workshops, panels and ACTIONS)

- IRVINE, Mon. March 11: March on Taco Bell Corporate Headquarters!

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