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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!
Last Wednesday, Jan. 27, was panel discussion at the FAMU College of Law hosted by Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment called “From Paris to Orlando: Achieving Climate Justice in Our Communities.” The panel consisted of 4 speakers representing various … Continue reading
On January 8, I and Farm Worker Ministry-Northwest (FWM-NW) members, Debi Covert-Bowlds, Carla Shafer, Kristen Barber and Mike Betz traveled to Mt. Vernon in hopes of meeting with Sakuma Bros. CEO, Danny Weeden in support of Familias Unidas por la … Continue reading
The trip we made on Saturday November 7th to the Fellsmere Campesinos’ Gardens was my second since I’ve been part of YAYA-NFMW. I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands dirty and getting to see and work with the people … Continue reading
On Monday, September 28th, Orlando YAYA organized an action in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) “Schooling Wendy’s” national week of action, September 27 – October 4, to call on the last major … Continue reading
On Saturday, September 19th 2015, 2 YAYAs and a Farmworker Association of Florida AmeriCorps volunteer traveled to Gainesville to attend the Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice (IAIJ) “Action though Collaboration” conference, which was moderated by the National Farm Worker Ministry … Continue reading