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Soccer Solidarity: Hit the Fields for Justice!

This year, YAYA-NFWM is teaming up with three other social justice organizations for an exciting remake of our annual soccer game. YAYA-NFWM will come together with the Farmworker Association of Florida, the Hope CommUnity Center, and the civil rights champions … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Player – Hit the Fields for Justice 2018!

When you sponsor a player from the YAYA team you are supporting NFWM-YAYA’s work in solidarity with farm workers who are organizing for justice. A portion of proceeds will also go to support the critical work of our three partner … Continue reading

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Film Screening Educates Attendees on Current Farm Worker Legislation

By Nick Leon and Gabriela Hernandez On Friday, November 10th, YAYA and the Farmworker Association of Florida co-hosted a movie screening of the film “H-2 Worker”, which details the struggles of Jamaican guest workers in Florida’s sugar cane industry. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Leadership Florida Class Learns About Current Farm Worker Issues

By Gabriela Hernandez  On Friday December 8th, YAYA-NFWM was invited to give a presentation on current farmworker issues and plans of action as a guest at the Leadership Florida Conference in Howie-in-the-Hills in Lake County, Florida. Influential leaders from across … Continue reading

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Emergency Rallies for the Dream Act Led by Immigrant Youth

By Stephanie Melendez On January 18, a National day of Action for the support of a Clean Dream Act, DACA recipients and undocumented activists of Hope CommUnity Center gathered supporters for a funeral to mourn the dreams that may be … Continue reading

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Clinica de Migrantes Film Screening at UCF

By Aashutosh Pyakuryal On Friday October 13th, the Orlando chapter of YAYA participated in a screening of the film Clinica de Migrantes,which chronicles the struggles of undocumented immigrants trying to receive health care. The film centers around Puentes, a clinic … Continue reading

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Theatre of the Oppressed Workshop: A Review

By Tareek Leonard On September 30th at roughly 7:45am 17 people walked into the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka, Florida and began to embark on an adventure by the name of “Theater of the Oppressed” led by Nadia Garzon. Many … Continue reading

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YAYA’s Support Disaster Relief in Central Florida

Over the past weeks, YAYA’s have supported food distribution at the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka and connected the Farm Worker Association of Florida with supplies through Mutual Aid Disaster Relief. Thank you so much to Mutual Aid Disaster Relief … Continue reading

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Farm Workers in Florida Need Support after Irma

The past three weeks have brought a series of crises to farm workers and immigrant communities in Florida. This is a time for giving on all our parts. The immensity of need in multiple parts of the Americas right now … Continue reading

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Community-Led Disaster Relief to Puerto Rico

While farm workers and low income communities in Florida are reeling from Irma, many are also mourning the devastation left by earthquakes and hurricanes in their home countries of Mexico and the Caribbean. To DONATE FUNDS to ongoing relief efforts … Continue reading

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