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Take Action: Fair Treatment For Farm Workers Act

A message from the United Farm Workers: “It’s hot out there, really hot. And farm workers are working. California’s blazing sun may have already claimed two farm worker lives. And summer is in full swing with six more weeks of … Continue reading

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Boy Picking Peppers Collapses from Heat

Action alert from United Farm Workers: Please read the story of 16-year old farm worker Nicholas Chavez and send your message to CA Governor Jerry Brown. Tell him to sign the “Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act” when it reaches his … Continue reading

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Viva la Causa film screening

Film Screening w/ St. Pete for Peace

On July 27, 8:30 pm, YAYA and St. Pete for Peace showed two, very touching, short films to raise awareness for the farmworkers’ struggle that continues to take place here in the U.S. More than 30 people showed up and … Continue reading

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Youth and Young Adults Come Together in Los Angeles

On Thursday, July 9th, about 40 students from local high schools and colleges came together at Our Lady of the Angels (La Placita) Catholic Church for a day of education and activities related to current farm worker issues, history of … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week in California

About 600 students in Bell Garden Elementary got together to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez. Three busloads of these students also attended the Cesar Chavez walk (see below). On March 29th, we had the 10th Annual Cesar Chavez Walk. … Continue reading

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2006 YAYA’s NATIONAL SUMMIT!

Thirty-five young adults came to La Paz, CA to participate in the first Summit of the Youth And Young Adult network of the National Farm Worker Ministry July 14 – 16, 2006 at the National Cesar Chavez Center. Participants came … Continue reading

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