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Actions at Publix and Wendy’s

On Saturday, November 9th, thirty people joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for an action that began at the opening of a new Publix store and ended at a Wendy’s restaurant. Participants included students from the University of Central … Continue reading

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Rally in Support of the CIW

Join Orlando YAYA, in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), for a rally on both, Publix and Wendy’s, to demand that they sign on to the Fair Food Program outlining better working conditions for Immokalee’s tomato farm workers. … Continue reading

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SFA Encuentro

Over the weekend of the 5th to the 8th of September three YAYAs participated in the 9th Annual Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) Encuentro in Immokalee, Florida. The Encuentro was a weekend of training workshops with participants from … Continue reading

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¡Publix, escucha! Estamos en la lucha!

On Sunday, September 1st, I was honored to partake in the fight for fair food alongside my fellow YAYAs, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), and the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. Meeting across the street from the downtown Publix, … Continue reading

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Rally at Publix in support of the CIW

What: Rally in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their Fair Food Campaign When: Sunday, September 1st @ 2 pm Where: Publix Supermarkets, 400 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801 Why: Publix Supermarkets is holding back in … Continue reading

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The March for Right, Respect, and Fair Food

The Coalition of Immokalee Worker’s Fair Food Campaign is one of pertinence in the dawning of a new day in agriculture.  The  campaign calls for a modest increase in wages, better working conditions, and basic rights granted to other labor … Continue reading

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Rights, Respect, and Fair Food March

Join Orlando YAYA on Sunday March, 17th as we meet up with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for the last 6 miles of their March for Rights, Respect, and Fair Food! When: Sunday March 17th @ 9am Where: NFWM/YAYA office. 4420 Parkway … Continue reading

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CIW rally in Orlando, FL

Last Saturday, February 2nd, I had the good sense to stand next to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) as they continued to put pressure on Publix to sign the Fair Food Agreement. Luckily, I was not alone. About sixty … Continue reading

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CIW workshop in Orlando

On February 2nd, over 20 faith leaders gathered at the First Unitarian church of Orlando to stand in solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) March for Fair Food. Coalition partners from YAYA and FOCUS Orlando participated in the … Continue reading

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Sign the Fair Food Agreement, Publix!

On Saturday, February 2, join First Unitarian Church of Orlando, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), and YAYA for a rally calling on Publix to do the right thing! Ask Publix to sign the CIW’s Fair Food Agreement! When: Saturday, … Continue reading

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