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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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Bike Pilgrimage to Publix HQ with the CIW

On a rainy Tuesday morning, September 6, Orlando YAYA members Juan Barredo and Katie Gillett joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and allies for the last leg of their 200-mile bike trip from Immokalee to Publix corporate headquarters in … Continue reading

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Bike Fixup Day

On a sweltering Sunday afternoon, August 7, five YAYA volunteers and two amazing bike master friends- Stephen and Tyler from the Rusted Chain Bike Collective– gathered to fix up some bicycles that have been donated to YAYA. Our goal is … Continue reading

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Bike Delivery in Apopka

The bike delivery at Apopka’s Farm Worker Association of Florida office last October17th was very interesting and very worthwhile. We arrived early and set up chairs and snacks. When the workers arrived, we all sat around in a circle and … Continue reading

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Bike Delivery at the OUR Center

On Sunday August 22, 2010, YAYA supporters from North Florida took a trip to Hastings Florida. Our destination was the Organization of United Resources Center Food Bank & Clothing Pantry (O.U.R. Center), a multi-purpose community center that serves disenfranchised rural … Continue reading

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Bicycle and School Supplies Delivery in St. Johns County

This past Monday, August the 16th, a few YAYA’s (Myself, Nicole, Daniela, Eden, and Antonio) got together and drove over to the NFWM Deland office to gather school supplies and 15 kid bikes that we had been saving for this … Continue reading

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Evergreen State University YAYAs visit the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center

On February 8th I traveled to Cornelius, OR to meet Rosa Rivera at the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Virginia Garcia was a six year old that traveled with her parents from Texas to California for the berry picking season … 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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2009 FWA in Florida

This year’s Farm Worker Awareness Week was a success! Young people in Florida worked hard to honor farm workers, support farm worker campaigns and bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities. This year we focused on supporting … Continue reading

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FWA 2009 in Orlando and Winter Park, Florida

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

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