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Sponsor a Player for the 2016 soccer game!

Sponsor a player for the Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V fundraiser! Step 1: Choose a player from the AMA team or the YAYA team who is in need of sponsorship. Each player needs a total of $175. You can make a donation for $25 or more. Donations … Continue reading

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Did You Eat Today? Thank a Farmworker!

National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is right around the corner – March 24-31 – and YAYA-NFWM is a national partner is uplifting the voices of the people who harvest our food and celebrating their work toward seeking farm worker empowerment … Continue reading

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Jonas vs. Winter Board Meeting

The weekend of January 22nd was suppose to kick-off the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Winter board meeting but Jonas (the storm not our great Development Director, Alex) had other plans. I left out of Orlando on Wednesday, as per usual … Continue reading

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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour – Join the Caravan!

Join Orlando supporters for the culmination of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Workers’ Voice Tour on Saturday, March 12!! This is the FINAL stop of the tour in the hometown of Nelson Peltz, Wendy’s Board Chairman, where CIW members, community members, and … Continue reading

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Learn about the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil (MST)!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and come learn about the Movimento Sim Terra (MST) or the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil from an MST activist currently visiting Orlando! The MST is a mass social movement formed by rural workers and all those … Continue reading

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YAYA Yard Sale!

On Saturday, January 30th, the Orlando YAYA chapter hosted a yard sale in order to fundraise for the upcoming year.   The event was held at the home of Orlando YAYA member, Evie Burr. There were five Orlando YAYA members in … Continue reading

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2016 YAYA Team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V! When you sponsor a player from the YAYA team you are supporting YAYA’s work: Working in solidarity with farm workers who are organizing for justice. Developing youth and young … Continue reading

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2016 AMA Team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V! When you sponsor a player from the AMA team, you are supporting AMA’s work: Educating the farm worker community of Volusia County about the dangers of pesticides and, women’s … Continue reading

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Achieving Climate Justice in Our Communities

Last Wednesday, Jan. 27, was panel discussion at the FAMU College of Law hosted by Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment called “From Paris to Orlando: Achieving Climate Justice in Our Communities.” The panel consisted of 4 speakers representing various … Continue reading

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Spring into Fellsmere Campesinos Garden!

Join YAYA-NFWM on Saturday, February 27th, for our first Spring trip to Fellsmere Campesinos Garden! Join YAYAs and our friends in Fellsmere as we enter our fifth year of working in the gardens! Every trip to Fellsmere is a great day of … Continue reading

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