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DACA Clinic

On Saturday, October 20th, four YAYAs attended a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) clinic that was held at the Hope Community Center of Apopka, Florida. The Hope Community center is dedicated to empowerment of Central Florida’s immigrant and working … Continue reading

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Deferred Action Event at the HCC

On Monday September 10th, a group of four YAYAs went to the Hope Community Center (HCC) in Apopka, FL to attend and volunteer with a deferred action presentation. YAYAs helped out by setting up a food spread, providing childcare, and … Continue reading

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Support the Florida DREAM Act!

Thirteen YAYA’s attended the rally in support of the Florida DREAM Act on Wednesday January 18th, 2012 at Rollins College. If passed, the Florida DREAM Act would guarantee equal access to education, as undocumented students or children of undocumented parents … Continue reading

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Marching for the DREAM Act

On Wednesday, December 1st, YAYA sent a delegation to participate in a rally in support of the DREAM Act in front of Florida Senator George LeMieux’s Orlando office. The rally was organized by The Hope Community Center, the Sin Fronteras … Continue reading

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Human Rights Forum at UCF

On Tuesday, September 21st, the Orlando YAYA Chapter participated in a “Human Rights Forum” hosted by the Hispanic American Student Association (HASA) at UCF. The event fostered a great discussion about human rights issues in the U.S., and especially relating … Continue reading

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DREAM Act Action @ Senator LeMieux’s Office

On September 20th 2010, YAYA members Carolina, Dominique, Sindy and myself went to support SWER (Students Working for Equal Rights)’s DREAM Act action to bring the issue to Senator LeMieux’s doorstep. Groups from all over Florida joined in the event, it was … Continue reading

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Day in Apopka with Senator LeMieux’s State Director John Newstreet

While Senator LeMieux still has not indicated that he will be co-sponsoring AgJOBS or the DREAM Act, his state director John Newstreet dedicated an entire day on Monday, August 16, to spend with undocumented families in Apopka. We appreciated this … Continue reading

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Rally in support of undocumented farm workers and undocumented youth!

On Monday July 22nd, 2010, Orlando YAYA organized a rally in front of Senator LeMieux’s office in Down Town Orlando. We were joined by Deland YAYA and several other organizations including the Farm Workers Association of Florida, Democracia and others. … Continue reading

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AgJOBS and DREAM Act Rally

On May 19th the Deland and Orlando YAYA Chapters collaborated with Apopka Students Working for Equal Rights to hold a rally outside of Senator LeMieux’ office demanding his sponsorship of the DREAM Act and AgJOBS bills. We were joined by … Continue reading

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2010’s Farm Worker Awareness Week

2010’s Farm Worker Awareness Week was an exciting opportunity for YAYA members to bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities. It was also an opportunity to mobilize others in support of farm worker campaigns including: – PANNA’s … Continue reading

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