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The CIW Closes their Tour with Finale in Tampa

The CIW held a lively, exuberant close to their human rights tour in Tampa last Wednesday, March 29th.  I traveled to the Tampa with Daniela and Curtis from Young Workers, and we had a blast representing Orlando at the march. … Continue reading

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United Church of Christ – Nat’l Youth Event

The United Church of Christ National Youth Event (NYE) took place at Disney Coronado Springs July 26-30th. The UCC NYE is a quadrennial event for young people centering on “faith, leadership, service and social justice … It is celebrated as the … Continue reading

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2016 NFAW – Food Chains screening!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM on Wednesday, March 30 for a FREE screening of Food Chains during this year’s National Farm Worker Awareness Week. The film will be screened at the University of Central Florida. “Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food … Continue reading

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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour

Spring always welcomes a whirlwind of preparations for the year – taxes, March madness, and the after Christmas credit card payments. For YAYA-NFWM, we are met with our own March Madness in support of farm workers. There are events ranging … Continue reading

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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour – Join the Caravan!

Join Orlando supporters for the culmination of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Workers’ Voice Tour on Saturday, March 12!! This is the FINAL stop of the tour in the hometown of Nelson Peltz, Wendy’s Board Chairman, where CIW members, community members, and … Continue reading

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Publix, when will you change?

On Saturday, November 21st, over 65 folks gathered for the “Uniting for Fair Food” national day of action calling on Wendy’s and Publix to join the Fair Food Program (FFP) and move away from a model of charity to one … Continue reading

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Uniting for Fair Food – CIW Publix rally

Orlando YAYA-NFWM, University Unitarian Universalist Society, 1st Unitarian, and the CIW will be joining forces to call on Publix to take action, do the right thing, and sign the Fair Food Program! This Thanksgiving, we are Uniting for Fair Food … Continue reading

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Schooling Wendy’s on University

On Monday, September 28th, Orlando YAYA organized an action in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) “Schooling Wendy’s” national week of action, September 27 – October 4, to call on the last major … Continue reading

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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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