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Immokalee farmworkers shine light on modern day slavery

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) are today’s version of David, as in David and Goliath. CIW started in 1993 as a small group of southwest Florida farm workers discussing ways to better their lives. CIW has evolved into a 4,000 strong membership organization of Haitian, Mayan and Hispanic agricultural workers. They’ve tangled with industry…