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2008 Farm Worker Awareness Week at Stetson University

In our continued to effort to inform the Stetson campus of the many injustices toward farm workers that are occurring both here in our state of Florida and around the country, and in celebration of Farm Worker Awareness Week, we … Continue reading

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International Solidarity! Colombian students celebrate FWA!

Last year Juanita Rodriguez, a Colombian Grad Student from the National University of Colombia in Bogota, came to Florida and attended the 2007 Student Farm Worker Alliance sponsored Encuentro in Immokalee, Florida. There, she learned about farm workers in the … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week 2008 Largo Middle School

After thinking of ways to spread awareness on the many farm worker issues for the National Farm Worker Awareness Week, I came up with the idea of having a speaker come to my school. What better place to spread awareness … Continue reading

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2008 Farm Worker Awareness Week: Central Florida Report

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking Presentations The Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking and YAYA joined forces during National Farm Worker Awareness Week 2008 in order to inform our communities about how human trafficking affects farm workers and their communities. The … Continue reading

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Burger King Headquarters National CIW March & Rally

More than 20 Florida YAYA members participated in the Burger King Headquarters National CIW March & Rally, which started on Thursday, November the 29th. Thanks to the United Church of Christ, we were able to rent a charter bus to … Continue reading

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UCF action in support of the CIW

This Halloween, UCF students wanted to treat our campus to an exposé on the dirty tricks Burger King plays to keep their tomatoes cheap. With the help of Student/Farmworker Alliance’s online resources, students prepared art, T-shirts, and masks to get … Continue reading

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CIW at Stetson University

The National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM), the Hispanic Organization for Latin American Awareness (H.O.L.A) and Stetson’s chapter for the Youth and Young Adult (YAYA) Network for the NFWM: Students for Farm Workers (SFW) hosted the CIW Truth Tour. A series … Continue reading

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