Advocacy in action!

A group of students in Chicago, Illinois are taking on food provider giant Aramark (you guys remember them from The Great Cafeteria Takeover HBO documentary we watched?) They said they’re tired of being served unappetizing food that isn’t fresh and healthy, and are doing something about it.

As you know, Aramark is a HUGE company, so their fight won’t be easy. You can help them out by signing their online petition. And stay tuned… I have a feeling their advocacy is going to be inspiring students all over to do the same.


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