Home / Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Farmworkers use Florida march to pressure other companies

Farmworkers use Florida march to pressure other companies

Farmworkers were leading a five-day, 45-mile (72-kilometer) trek on foot this week from one of the poorest communities in Florida to a mansion-lined, oceanfront town that is one of the richest in an effort to pressure retailers to leverage their purchasing power for better worker pay and working conditions.

Mobile vaccination site vaccinates residents in Immokalee

A farming community is getting a vaccine boost. The Department of Emergency Management has a mobile vaccination site it hopes will get shots in the arms of residents of Immokalee. The vaccination site cannot be found online. About 450 people were vaccinated at the site on Friday. “The focus is the farm community,” said Gerardo […]

immokalee mural

Mural created to honor farmworker shot and killed by Collier County deputies

After a neighbor was shot and killed by deputies responding to a call, a mural has been created in his honor and a community is spreading its message of social justice. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers wants three things: a federal investigation, the community to have a say in a situation like this, and for […]

Immokalee shows spike in positive coronavirus cases

Testing sites are seeing a spike in positive coronavirus cases. And one testing site in Southwest Florida in particular is reportedly seeing an uptick in confirmed cases. Immokalee COVID-19 testing sites saw about another 200 cases in just a week, we learned Monday. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers said, following three days of mass testing […]