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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!

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2009 YAYA Alternative Spring Break

From March 7 to the 14, 2009, thirteen University of Florida (UF) students participated in YAYA’s 2009 North Carolina Alternative Spring Break. This week of action and education was coordinated in collaboration with UF’s Florida Alternative Breaks. The schedule included … Continue reading

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: Fifth Delivery

Another bicycle delivery took place on December 16, 2008, in the community of Seville, Florida. Once again, thanks to our supporters from the Bicycle Collective in St Augustine and the Orlando YAYA, more than 20 bicycles were delivered to farmworkers … Continue reading

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Immersion Trip, Pierson, Florida

On the weekend of December 5th, 2008, a group of young people, from the UCC Chapel on the Hills in Seminole, Florida, and from the UCC Church by the Sea in Miami, Florida, traveled to Central Florida for a farm … Continue reading

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2008 Florida YAYA Summit

Young Adults from Florida, North Carolina, Georgia and Massachusetts met in Apopka, Florida, for the 2008 Florida YAYA Summit. During the weekend of November 21 –23, 2008, they learned and discussed issues related to the farm worker movement and farm … Continue reading

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UCC Chapel on the Hills Food Drive

UCC Chapel on the Hill youth group members, from Seminole, Florida, surprised us again when they called us to let us know about a fundraiser to help farmworkers feed their families in Pierson, Florida. The group raised enough money to … Continue reading

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: Fourth Delivery

On October 25, 2008 members of Orlando YAYA and the St. Augustine Bicycle Collective, met with farm workers from Seville, Florida, for a bicycle delivery. After introductions, community members spoke about their community and the challenges that they face as … Continue reading

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: Third Delivery

On October 4, 2008 members of the UCC Church by the Sea and the Firefly Bicycle Collective, both from Miami, met with farm workers from Homestead, Florida, for a bicycle delivery. We met at the Farm Worker Association of Florida … Continue reading

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Pennies and Pals

Vacation Bible School was a youth program Chapel on the Hill held during the summer time, for kids to learn about God in different ways. The mission was to help the children from local migrant farm worker communities get school … Continue reading

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: Second Delivery

These beautiful bikes finally found a home! Churches, volunteers, support groups and farm workers around Florida continue to work on our Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive. Thanks to your generosity, we have collected numerous bicycle donations from different churches and … Continue reading

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: First Delivery

On July 21st the First Set of 10 bicycles were delivered to Haitian, African American and Latino farm workers in the community of Belle Glade, Florida. The bicycles were fixed by the Lake Worth Bike Co-Op and were transported by … Continue reading

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