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Day in Apopka with Senator LeMieux’s State Director John Newstreet

While Senator LeMieux still has not indicated that he will be co-sponsoring AgJOBS or the DREAM Act, his state director John Newstreet dedicated an entire day on Monday, August 16, to spend with undocumented families in Apopka. We appreciated this … Continue reading

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Rally in support of undocumented farm workers and undocumented youth!

On Monday July 22nd, 2010, Orlando YAYA organized a rally in front of Senator LeMieux’s office in Down Town Orlando. We were joined by Deland YAYA and several other organizations including the Farm Workers Association of Florida, Democracia and others. … Continue reading

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AgJOBS and DREAM Act Rally

On May 19th the Deland and Orlando YAYA Chapters collaborated with Apopka Students Working for Equal Rights to hold a rally outside of Senator LeMieux’ office demanding his sponsorship of the DREAM Act and AgJOBS bills. We were joined by … Continue reading

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YAYA presentations on Immigration

On February 23, 2010, Orlando and Deland YAYA members organized presentations in their communities to talk about immigration reform and how lack of documentation affects the lives of immigrants in Florida. Deland YAYAs organized their presentation at Stetson University, where … Continue reading

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The Exploitation That Feeds Our Nation: Our Food, Farmworkers, and the Urgency of Immigration Reform

On November 16, 2009, Orlando YAYA and the UCF Alpha Alpha Chapter of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. organized an event called: “The Exploitation That Feeds Our Nation: Our Food, Farmworkers, and the Urgency of Immigration Reform” The presentation … Continue reading

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