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UCF and YAYA design sets in Seville

On Sunday, October 16th and Sunday, October 23rd students from the University of Central Florida (Women’s Studies Dept.) partnered with their local NFWM-YAYA chapter to work with the Alianza de Mujeres Activas (AMA) in Seville, Florida. About a dozen attendees … Continue reading

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Bike Delivery in Seville

On a rainy afternoon a community center in Seville was filled with smiles and laughs. Seville is a farm worker community in Florida, located about 2 hours from Orlando. A gathering was taking place for a YAYA bike delivery at the … Continue reading

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Immersion Trip in Seville

YAYA’s immersion trip to Seville, FL, on June 17th – 19th, was my first meeting since becoming a core member of YAYA. I found it to be incredibly useful, as it was an opportunity for us to sit down and … Continue reading

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Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice!

The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) partnered with the Alliance of Active Women (AMA) to organize a soccer game fundraiser in support of their work with farm worker women. During this event 15 farm worker women from Volusia County and … Continue reading

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YAYAs Volunteer in Farm Worker Communities

During the month of March, Orlando YAYA members volunteered in several farm worker events. We would like to thank our volunteers for all their help! We could never do it without you!!! HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pierson, Florida Orlando YAYAs Nicole … 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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Seventh Bicycle Delivery

On July 18th, as part of our Farm Worker Bicycle Drive, our friends and supporters from the St Augustine Bicycle Collective helped us fix and deliver 12 bicycles to residents of the city of Seville. The bike recipients were farm workers or … 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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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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