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Hit The Fields For Farm Worker Justice V!

For the last five years YAYA-NFWM (Youth and Young Adult Network of the National Farm Worker Ministry) and AMA (Alianza de Mujeres Activas, eng. Alliance of Active Women) have met for a friendly soccer match. Early morning Saturday, March 26th, … Continue reading

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Tabling @ Vagina Monologues!

On Saturday March 19th, members of the Orlando YAYA chapter tabled at a performance of The Vagina Monologues at the University of Central Florida. The production was a student-led performance celebrating and exploring concepts in the female body and sexuality. … Continue reading

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Fellsmere Community Garden Project

On Saturday March 19th, a group of five YAYA volunteers travelled south to help out our friends in Fellsmere with their community garden. This garden plot happens to be the same one I helped clear on my first visit to Fellsmere, … Continue reading

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2016 NFAW – Panel on Climate Justice & Farm Labor

YAYA-NFWM and the Farmworker Association of Florida will be hosting a panel on the importance of farm labor in talks around climate justice. All too often we come to conversations around climate justice that are centered on green washing and … Continue reading

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2016 NFAW – Food Chains screening!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM on Wednesday, March 30 for a FREE screening of Food Chains during this year’s National Farm Worker Awareness Week. The film will be screened at the University of Central Florida. “Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food … Continue reading

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Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V

YAYA-NFWM and AMA (Alianza Mujeres de Activas) are heading into their 5th fundraiser soccer game on March 26th, 2016 during National Farmworker Awareness Week! And we need YOUR support to make this another successful game! Check out past reports here … Continue reading

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Spring Harvest with FWAF Campesinos Garden

Join Orlando YAYA on Saturday, April 9th for the spring harvest of the Campesinos Garden! You can expect to get dirty and learn about how farm workers are at the forefront of agroecology practices! Carpool will meet at the JwJ office … Continue reading

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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour

Spring always welcomes a whirlwind of preparations for the year – taxes, March madness, and the after Christmas credit card payments. For YAYA-NFWM, we are met with our own March Madness in support of farm workers. There are events ranging … Continue reading

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FWAF Campesinos Garden

After being an active member of YAYA-NFWM for over a year now, I have heard many times that working in the Fellsmere Community Gardens is one of the most fun experiences that YAYA members can have. I made my long … Continue reading

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The Struggle for social transformation – MST

MST, which stands for Movimiento Dos Trabalhadores Rarais Sem Terra (Landless Rural Workers Movement, in English) is a social movement in Brazil, “formed by rural workers and by all those who want to fight for land reform and against injustice … Continue reading

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