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Category: YAYAS IN ACTION
Welcome to our YAYAs in Action blog. This is where you will find the most recent updates on how young people are supporting farm worker campaigns for justice. Interested in getting involved? Take Action with YAYA!
It was a pleasure to join the Young American Dreamers for their March for Immigrant Rights on May 1 in Lakeland, FL. Lakeland doesn’t see too many marches for immigrants, or very many marches at all. People around town were … Continue reading
On May 1, YAYA joined the Farm Worker Association of Florida along with many other community organizations including Hope CommUnity Center to march for immigrant rights in Apopka, FL. What a gorgeous show of community support and solidarity. More than … Continue reading
Thank you so much to the First Unitarian Church in Orlando and Rev. Kathy Schmitz for inviting YAYA to give a presentation on the Roots of Migration on Wednesday, April 26. In this workshop, Becky Wilson with the Farm Worker … Continue reading
We had an awesome day educating the community about the issues farm workers face and inviting folks to take action for immgirant rights. We encouraged everyone to join us at the march for immigrant rights on May 1 in Apopka … Continue reading
On Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th 2016, YAYAs Rosie Stump, and I, along with Nico, attended the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Board Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. The board meeting was hosted on North Carolina State University’s campus. … Continue reading