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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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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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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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