With a new administration we have a powerful opportunity to shift U.S. trade and agriculture policies to promote economic parity and environmental and racial justice.
We have a collective responsibility to address these systemic injustices with deep roots in our food and agriculture system, and to forge a new world of true equity and inclusion for all.
On April 28th, NFFC and Iowa CCI staff joined ROC United, National Domestic Workers Alliance, the National People’s Action, and the National Organization for Women to show Congress that we are fed up with them favoring corporations over people. The march timed to coincide with the National Restaurant Association’s annual lobby day. “The other NRA” has worked to block minimum minimum wage increases, paid sick day legislation, and kept the federal tipped minimum wage at $2.13 since 1991. The NRA also lobbied against sustainable farming practices, farm animal welfare rules, and efforts to label the nutritional quality of foods in restaurants.