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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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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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