Student Groups Oust Food Services Corporation with Links to Private Prison Industry Fromtheir Campuses

April 11, 2001

Two student groups yesterday won their campaigns to oust Sodexho-Marriott, a food services corporation with links tothe private prison industry, from their college cafeterias. Sodexho-Marriott, which has contracts with over 500college campuses, is the North American subsidiary of the Paris-based Sodexho Alliance. The Sodexho Alliance is thelargest investor in the private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America.


  • Phillip Locker, student at Oberlin College and member of the "Not With Our Money campaign".
  • Adam Choka, American University and activist with the Student Coalition Against Sodexho-Marriott.