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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!
Young people from Orlando and Winter Park, Florida planned and participated in several events for Farm Worker Awareness Week 2009. Here is a short report of these activities. On March 28, a group of UCF and Rollins College Students went … Continue reading
Gainesville celebrated Farm Worker Awareness Week with various events that were put together by YAYA’s local support group. This group is a coalition of different groups and community members. The first event took place at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, where … Continue reading
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
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
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