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Fat Bankers and Students Continue to Work for Justice

Orlando YAYA hit up 3 Chase branches on the March 18th FLOC Day of Action. After our last round of actions, we found that some Chase locations were inconveniently tucked away into shopping centers or inaccessible to pedestrians. This time … Continue reading

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Olympia YAYA Supports FLOC

On Friday March 18th, a group of Olympia YAYAs went to two Chase Bank branches in Lacey and Hawks Prairie to leaflet in support of Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s (FLOC) campaign which seeks for Chase declare a moratorium on foreclosures … Continue reading

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YAYA Stands with FLOC

On February 4, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) sponsored a national Day of Action targeting Chase Bank for their nationwide lead in home foreclosures and financial support of RJ Reynolds tobacco. FLOC is asking Chase to halt all foreclosures … Continue reading

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Fat Bankers Stand for Justice

Can 3 twenty-somethings—with cigars in their mouths and wearing business suits stuffed with pillows—create social change by standing outside a bank holding a banner and passing out fliers in an upscale Florida neighborhood for one hour? Absolutely not. But can … Continue reading

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The Struggle of Tobacco Harvesters on Front Porch Radio

Thanks to Julie Norris and Front Porch Radio we have been able to make an hour long radio show focused on farm worker issues every two months. This is a very exciting opportunity to outreach to our community and we … Continue reading

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Holding Chase Bank Accountable

On Dec 10th, YAYAs and supporters from different areas of Florida joined hundreds of protestors who leafleted at their local Chase Banks to educate costumers and the general public about Chase’s irresponsible lending practices. Chase lends money to the tobacco … Continue reading

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Musical Action in Support of FLOC!

Friday, December 3, Orlando YAYA joined up with community allies from Jobs with Justice, LCLAA, Unite Here!, and Food Not Bombs to make Chase Bank very nervous over their relationship with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company and to support our brothers … Continue reading

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Musical Action in Support of FLOC!

After two days of arduos practice, Brian, Katie, Dominique, Cole, Lariza, and the author (known as ACAT: Anti-Chace Action Team), finally got the chance to show Chase and the community what they had been working on. They met at downtown … Continue reading

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USSF and FLOC Action at Chase Bank

Traveling to the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit was an amazing opportunity to share with other activists about the issues that farm workers face, and to learn about how our work in YAYA intersects with other movements. Four YAYA Chapter … Continue reading

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