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Big News! We’ve Launched a New Campaign to Transform the Food Service Industry

Our New Campaign is Changing the Recipe for Foodservice! For the past year the HEAL Food Alliance and our partners in the Community Coalition for Real Meals have been developing a new campaign to draw much needed attention to one of the largest problems facing our food and farm system today: the concentration of market and political power […]

HEAL & FCWA Joint Statement: We Declare Solidarity with the 2018 Prison Strike

The HEAL Food Alliance and Food Chain Workers Alliance declare solidarity with the 2018 prison strike. Yesterday, prisoners across the United States launched a nation-wide strike demanding an end to prison slavery, poor living conditions, and death by incarceration. The strike began on the death anniversary of George Jackson, a former Black Panther and a leading voice of […]

The Third HEAL SoPL: Moving Forward Our Collective Vision & Values

By Jay Conui, Political Leadership Coordinator, HEAL Food Alliance Last month the HEAL School of Political Leadership (SoPL) held our third session in Durham, North Carolina. Durham was a natural fit for us – HEAL has a wealth of members and allies in the state who are engaging in important movement work every day, an […]

Celebrating a GFPP win for Chicago Communities and Workers

By Christina Spach, National Good Food Purchasing Campaign Coordinator, Food Chain Workers Alliance On May 16th, Commissioners in Cook County, Illinois — the nation’s second largest county –adopted the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP). This win in Cook County comes on the heels of last year’s adoption of the program by the Chicago Public Schools (June), […]

This is How We Celebrate the Power of Workers on #MayDay

By Jose Oliva, Co Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance Workers took to the streets on May 1st to demand better wages and working conditions, as part of global actions marking International Workers’ Day. Here in the US folks working across the food system led many of the protests, rallies and demonstrations. And they […]

Radical Transformation is Possible! Let’s Talk About the 2nd Annual HEAL Summit

By Nikki Lewis, Membership Engagement and Training Lead Greetings HEAL members and allies! My name is Nikki Lewis and I am the new Membership Engagement and Training Lead for the HEAL Food Alliance. I came to HEAL after 10 years of organizing restaurant workers and cross-sector coalitions to improve working conditions and wages for DC, Maryland, and […]

The First HEAL SoPL: Exploring Possibilities for Real Political Leadership

By Jay Conui, Political Leadership Coordinator On January 26-28, HEAL launched its first session of the School of Political Leadership (SoPL) where 10 exceptional leaders from across the country gathered together to share, study and sketch out policies and solutions that will transform how our food and farm systems function. This first session comes at […]

Our 2017 End of Year Report

Together We Made This Happen!   Politically, socially, and emotionally, 2017 has been a turbulent year for those of us committed to food, farm, and social justice. For all of us here at the HEAL Food Alliance, it’s also been an incredible year of birth, growth, and evolution. None of this would be possible without the […]
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