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Coalition of Immokalee Workers protest Publix in March 2011

Lucas Benitez from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers speaks to the crowd on Saturday March 5, 2011 as farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman

Lucas Benitez from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers speaks to the crowd on Saturday March 5, 2011 as farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally. The event was part of a multi-state "Do the Right Thing Tour" organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture. Photo by James Branaman

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  • Six-year-old Elias Perez of Immokalee particiaptes in the pageant once supporters reached the Publix at 1313 S. Dale Mabry in Tampa. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers were joined by religious groups, students and other supporters in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • A passerby shows his support to marchers on the way to the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Publix. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Emilio Galindo of the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers carries a tomato bucket and a sign during the pageant. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Musician Liz Fitzgerald wears a hat reading Dignidad which means Dignity. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • John Campbell of Naples beats a tomato bucket as a drum in front to the West Azeele St. Publix in Tampa. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Lucas Benitez from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers speaks to the crowd on Saturday March 5, 2011 as farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Large signs were part of the pageant once supporters reached the Publix at 1313 S. Dale Mabry in Tampa. On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • Immokalee youth particiapte in the pageant once supporters reached the Publix at 1313 S. Dale Mabry in Tampa.On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman
  • On Saturday March 5, 2011 Farmworkers from the Coalitoin of Immokalee Workers, religious groups, students and other supporters joined in three simultaneous marches through Tampa, Fla. demanding fair labor standards for farmworkers. These groups started at three different Publix grocery stores converging at the 1313 S. Dale Mabry Hwy Publix for a rally.  The event was part of a multi-state 'Do the Right Thing Tour' organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in which they are asking supermarket chains to support labor reforms in Florida agriculture.  
Photo by James Branaman

Almost 1,000 members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and its supporters marched and protested through the streets of downtown Tampa on Saturday and were united by one goal: getting Publix Super Markets, Inc. to “do the right thing.”

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