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Food Chains release, Publix Action

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) on Sunday, 11/23, at 4:30PM for a Publix Action in support of Food Chains release weekend. After viewing the screening of Food Chains, there is not a better way to get involved with farm workers … Continue reading

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Food Chains Premiere in Orlando!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for the premiere of Food Chains on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at both 3 and 8 PM. Not only will be viewing the film, but join us after for … Continue reading

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#2014Encuentro: Up, Up With the Fair Food Nation!

Consciousness plus commitment equals change is the equation that is now imbedded in my brain after learning from and building with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) this past weekend at the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) #2014Encuentro. Gabi and myself were … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Farm workers – Labor Day

On Sunday, August 30th, Heather and I traveled to the greater Tampa area to take part in some farm worker solidarity. Since it was Labor Day weekend, we, at YAYA-NFWM, understand the importance of raising awareness on the issues that … Continue reading

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Labor Day Fair Food Fest

What: Join YAYA at the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ Labor Day Food Fest! Picket for farm worker justice, and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with your loved ones! When: Sunday, August 31st, 2014. Where: Tampa, Florida. For details check out the … Continue reading

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SFA Encuentro

Do you want to help bring justice to the fields of Immokalee, FL? The Student Farm Worker Alliance (SFA) is accepting applications for their 2014 Encuentro to be held September 4-7th, 2014. Due to logistics, capacity is limited; so apply … Continue reading

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CIW Takes on Royal Ahold at Annual Meeting

Supermarket giants across the country have signed on to the Fair Food Program with Florida based farm worker group Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).  However Royal Ahold, parent company of Giant and Stop and Shop Supermarkets, is still dragging their … Continue reading

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Now is the Time!

From Friday, March 14th to Saturday, March 15th, Orlando YAYAs attended the culmination of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) 10-day, multi-state “Now is the Time” tour in Publix’s hometown of Lakeland, FL. One thousand community members attended a vigil … Continue reading

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CIW’s Now is the Time Tour

Join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for their Now is the Time Tour! The CIW is organizing a 10 day tour to put pressure on Wendy’s and Publix Supermarkets to join the Fair Food Program. Actions will take place … Continue reading

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Walmart Joins Fair Food Program

Corporate giant Walmart just joined the Fair Food Program by signing a historic agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)! The National Farm Worker Ministry and its Youth and Young Adult Network congratulate the tomato pickers of Immokalee for … Continue reading

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