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#Encuentro2015 Commitment + Consciousness = Change

This past Thursday, September 10, Nico, Yessenia, Pricilla and I headed to Immokalee, FL to be part of the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) 11th Encuentro. At this assembly, more than 80 students, young people, and other community stakeholders gathered to learn … Continue reading

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Schooling Wendy’s on University!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and supporters as we school Wendy’s on University, Monday, September 28th! We will be joining Fair Food allies across the country September 27 – October 4 for this national Week of Action targeting Wendy’s and their silence in joining the … Continue reading

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Concert & Parade for Fair Food!

Growing up as the child of migrant and seasonal farm workers was one of the most difficult challenges I have ever had to overcome in my life. I was born in North Carolina to Mexican immigrant parents who worked from … Continue reading

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Concert & Parade for Fair Food

Join Orlando YAYA and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ first-ever Concert & Parade for Fair Food in St. Petersburg on Saturday, March 21st! The Parade will begin at 12PM. The meeting location is Bartlett Park (2000 7th Street S., St. Petersburg, Florida … Continue reading

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FREE screening of Food Chains

Join members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food for a screening of Food Chains, hosted by the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) at UCF and and the Youth and Young Adult Network of the … Continue reading

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CIW Valentines Action: Wendy’s and Publix edition

Wendy’s and Publix are two of the largest corporations with significant presences in the southeast of the United States who profit off of the exploited labor of farm workers. They are also two of the largest corporations in the southeast … Continue reading

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2015 NFWM Winter Board Meeting

From January 29th-31st I ventured to Ft. Myers, FL for the National Farm Worker Ministry’s (NFWM) Winter Board Meeting. This being my first ever board meeting I was really excited to meet everyone and be engaged in the this process … Continue reading

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CIW Valentine’s Day Action!

Join Orlando YAYA on February 15th at 2PM for a rally in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) Fair Food Campaign! Publix and Wendy’s are still refusing to sign the Fair Food Agreement which would outline better working … Continue reading

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Fresh Market joins the Fair Food Agreement!

Specialty Grocer to Join CIW’s Fair Food Program, Increase Purchases from Participating Florida Growers in Support of Groundbreaking Human Rights Initiative IMMOKALEE, FL (January 7, 2015) – The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Greensboro, N.C.-based The Fresh Market are proud … Continue reading

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Food Chains premiere weekend!

We had a jam packed weekend November 21-23 supporting the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the “Food Chains” film premiere. “Food Chains” premiered in major cities all across the U.S. to convey the realities for tomato pickers in Florida, how … Continue reading

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