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Category: ACTION ALERTS

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Fall Time plantin’ with YAYA!

Join YAYA-NFWM for our first trip of the Fall semester to Fellsmere Campesinos’ Garden on Saturday, September 26! Be ready to get dirty as we will be helping our friends in Fellsmere plant Fall crops in the garden! And probably … Continue reading

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Workers fired after speaking with UFW

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “A crew of fig workers need your immediate help. The workers with Stellar Distributing Inc. demonstrated support for the United Farm Workers by waving UFW black-eagle flags at an orchard near the Central Valley … Continue reading

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Tool Drive!

During our most recent visit to Fellsmere’s Campesinos Garden YAYA-NFWM noticed a lack of gardening tools for all the volunteers and community members that came to work on the garden plot. So we have decided to do a tool drive … Continue reading

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Camepsinos’ Gardening Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, May 23, at the Fellsmere Campesinos’ Garden! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work in and around the garden in preparation for the summer months. Carpool will meet at NFWM … Continue reading

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FLOC trip to NC!

Join Orlando YAYA for our annual trip to North Carolina to continue the pressure on RJ Reynolds in support of Farm Labor Organizing Committee‘s campaign to bring collective bargaining and freedom of association to tobacco workers. The tentative dates for our … Continue reading

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33rd National Pesticide Forum in Orlando!

Join Farmworker Association of Florida, Beyond Pesticides, and FAMU College of Law in Orlando, April 17-18 at FAMU College of Law, downtown! “This year’s conference will focus on agricultural justices, particularly as it relates to farmworker protections and organic agriculture. … Continue reading

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Darigold Worker drowns in cow manure pond!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “‘My children and I lost our lifeline, support, our friend, everything to us.’ Nubia Guajardo is talking about her partner Randy Vasquez, a 27 year old dairy worker, who drowned in a tragic … Continue reading

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Gerawan ignores the law again!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Breaking the law doesn’t seem to bother Gerawan Farming Inc., one of America’s largest fruit growers, which markets under its Prima label. We’ve come to you many times before over the litany … Continue reading

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Support Striking Baja California Workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Baja California farm workers decry rampant violation of Mexican labor law in export ag sector. Take a stand in support of their demands for improved wages and conditions. For the past 6 … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt

Support National Farmworker Awareness Week with YAYA-NFWM! On Thursday, March 26th,  Orlando YAYA will be hosting a Scavenger Hunt at the University of Central Florida (HPA 1 Room 126) from 5-9PM. The scavenger hunt will take place across UCF campus and … Continue reading

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