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Category: ACTION ALERTS

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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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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers are Coming to Orlando!

We need your presence on the picket line on Sunday, August 6 at 2pm! Wendy’s is STILL refusing to join the Fair Food Program to ensure dignity for the farm workers who pick their tomatoes. Come help us tell Wendy’s … Continue reading

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Make a Phone Call to Wendy’s Headquarters on Monday, May 22!

For the past four years, Wendy’s has refused to join the Fair Food Program, which raises tomato picker’s wages and most importantly gives farm workers a way to report human rights abuses in the fields without fear of being fired. … Continue reading

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2016 Earth Day Celebration

Central Florida Earth Day is back–bigger and better than ever! It will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. Please join us at the largest and most prestigious Earth Day … 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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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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