- About Us
- Rapid Response Network
- Young Adults
- Get Involved
- Memory & Resistance Coalition
You are here
Exploited Labor: News & Updates
November 25, 2015
unjust detention and false charges against National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) member Juan Carlos Orozco Matus, Othón Nazariega Segura, Efraín Picaso Pérez and Roberto Abel Jiménez García in Oaxaca.
July 1, 2015
assassination of Héctor Martínez Motiño, President of SITRAUNAH (Union of Workers of the National Autonomous University of Honduras)and a lecturer at the Choluteca campus of the university.
April 3, 2014
Of the five largest fast food corporations in the country — McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, Taco Bell (Yum!
750+ march on Wendy’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, as ‘Now Is the Time Tour’ lets Wendy’s know Ohio is Fair Food territory
March 10, 2014
The Fair Food Program (FFP) consists of a wage increase through paying an additional penny per pound and require a human rights-based Code of Conduct to be implemented on the farms that grow their tomatoes.
SINCE THE SPRING OF 2019, IRTF HAS...
IRTF has given dozens of presentations and workshops for community groups, congregations, high school and college classes, clubs, and organizations.
IRTF has organized 11 events for our community--from cozy “coffeehouses” to the Social Justice and Fair Trade Teach-Ins with hundreds of attendees.
Through these events and presentations, we have been fortunate to share our values with 3,199 people (just in the past year), 1,209 of whom engaged with IRTF for the first time!
For the people of Colombia and Central America, normal means extreme inequality, suppression of workers’ rights, and crackdowns on civil liberties.
Normal means catastrophic climate shocks like prolonged droughts that destroy land and the subsistence livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of campesinos.
Take 2 steps for peace in Colombia
IRTF takes annual advocacy trips to Washington D.C. to speak with officers in each of our representatives' and senators' W.D.C offices. We express our cries of just policy that promotes freedom, justice, peace, and dignity for our neighbors in this hemisphere. We promote humane immigration policy that sees those arriving at our southern border as refugees rather than criminals, policy that restricts the neoliberal neocolonialist actions of trans and multi-national corporations, and a budget that significantly cuts military aid to central and South America and Mexico, among other issues.