CWA Activism: Grape Boycott


CWA Activism: Grape Boycott


The items in this collection document the CWA's efforts to protest Von's for refusing to sell table grapes in their stores in 1989.

To learn more about the grape boycott, visit the third exhibit, "If You Eat, You're Involved in Ariculture": CWA Activism and Organizing Efforts."

To view all of the items in this collection, in addition to the the items featured below, click on VIEW THE ITEMS IN CWA ACTIVISM: GRAPE BOYCOTT link below.

Collection Items

"CWA Puts Pickets at Von's Over Grape Ban"
"California Women for Agriculture members (from left) Mary K. Borchard of Brawley, Pauline McConnell of El Centro and Lori Young of Calipatria picket in front of the Brawley Vons market."

Flyer: Urgent UFW Grape Protest
"This type of petition helped turn the tide last year with Von's and got grapes back on the shelves. Return completed petition immediately to the address on lower edge of form."

Grape Protest
Letter to Roger E. Stangeland, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Von's

Grape Workers and Farmer's Coalition
Letter to encourage people to petition Von's decision to remove table grapes from their shelves.
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