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Category: ACTION ALERTS

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AMA Team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice IV! 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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YAYA team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice IV 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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FREE screening of Food Chains

Join members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food for a screening of Food Chains, hosted by the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) at UCF and and the Youth and Young Adult Network of the … Continue reading

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Sign EPA petition: ban pesticide that harms children

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to children’s developing brains and nervous systems — including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism. Yet use in … Continue reading

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Workers sickened by pesticides last August still no justice

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Workers will hand in petition to Ag Commissioner during March 6 rally ‘I work picking peaches for Gerawan. In August 2013, Gerawan workers entered a peach orchard to starting picking. They noticed … Continue reading

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Stand with Gerawan workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan workers are excited. The Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD), who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, is taking a stand for their rights. On February 10, the LAUSD Board will … Continue reading

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Volunteers WANTED!

For the Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro: Collaborative Learning Exchange for Promoters of Agroecology, Traditional Wisdom, and Respect for Mother Earth during February 12-16. The Goal of the Encuentro is to create a cooperative space to interact with and collaboratively learn from women, … Continue reading

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CIW Valentine’s Day Action!

Join Orlando YAYA on February 15th at 2PM for a rally in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) Fair Food Campaign! Publix and Wendy’s are still refusing to sign the Fair Food Agreement which would outline better working … Continue reading

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Fellsmere Community Garden Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, February 7th, at the Fellsmere Community Farm Project to help them set up for first Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro taking place the following weekend, February 12-14! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work … Continue reading

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WA State bill threatens your right to know as a consumer

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Bill to be heard in WA State House Committee on Public Safety Tuesday! Remember those horrific pictures that workers employed at Darigold dairies risked their jobs to take to document animal abuse … Continue reading

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