Fast from Fast Food In the News

  • Why Religious Leaders Want People To Give Up Fast Food Huffington Post (3/12/15)

    Pastors, rabbis, imams and other religious activists across the country are urging devotees to give up fast food this month... as a show of support for fast food workers. 
  • Fasting for an End to Starvation Wages Huffington Post (3/9/15)

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said that we have to remind this nation that it's a crime to live in a rich nation and receive starvation wages....  On Ash Wednesday, we supported faith leaders around the country who participated in Fast from Fast Food, in support of workers, who struggle to provide for their families despite working hard.
  • Fast from Fast Food: ‘Values of justice are faith values — they’re one in the same’ The Pump Handle (3/6/15)

    In Boston, you’re never too far away from a Dunkin’ Donuts. In fact, the Massachusetts-based company inspires a fiery sense of loyalty in many Bostonians. It’s kind of hard to give up the city’s ubiquitous fast food staple, but Paul Drake is committed... Drake is among the many people nationwide participating in the Fast from Fast Food, a 40-day fast that coincides with the Christian season of Lent and is being organized in support of fast food workers.
  • AUDIO: Fast Food Fast on 'America This Week' America Media (3/4/15)

    Rudy López of Interfaith Worker Justice talks about the "Fast from Fast Food" campaign for Lent 
  • Fasting from Low Wages for Lent: 14 Questions for Rudy LópezAmerica Magazine (2/10/15)

    Rudy López is the newly appointed Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice. On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, Interfaith Worker Justice will launch a “Fast from Fast Food” for Lent, raising awareness about the needs of low-income workers in the fast food industry.