Sean Sellers | Embark 2015

Sean Sellers

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Sean Sellers

Senior Investigator and Co-Founder

Sean Sellers is a co-founder and senior investigator at the Fair Food Standards Council. Launched in 2011, the FFSC advances the human rights of farmworkers, the long-term interests of growers, and the ethical supply chain interests of retail food companies through implementation of the Fair Food Program. The Fair Food Program, which emerged from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ successful Campaign for Fair Food, has been recognized by experts for its unique effectiveness in eliminating forced labor, gender-based violence and other abuses in the workplace. Sean has supported worker-driven human rights initiatives in U.S. agriculture since 2003. He is a principal author of the Fair Food Program annual report, and his writing has also appeared in The Nation, Huffington Post, Race/Ethnicity, and The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change. Sean holds an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and has harvested watermelons throughout the Southeast.

Sessions

October 28, 2015
Connecting with the Right Kind of Network

11:00  -  12:30