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Rally at WAWA

On Saturday, August 10th, from 7:00-8:00 pm, 10 members and supporters of Orlando YAYA held a rally at WAWA store #5111 in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). We rallied in support of FLOC’s ongoing struggle with R.J. … Continue reading

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Rally at WAWA for farm worker justice

In support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s campaign with Reynolds American, Orlando YAYA will be hosting monthly actions on the second Saturday of every month at Wawa Store #5111, to put pressure on Reynolds through their supply chain. Join … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Tobacco Farm Workers

On Saturday, July 13th, thirteen members and supporters of Orlando YAYA braved the 10:00 a.m. Florida sun for a Rally at WAWA in solidarity of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). This rally was done in support of FLOC’s ongoing … Continue reading

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In support of FLOC

On Thursday, May 9th, five YAYAs packed in a van and drove to the RJ Reynolds Plaza Building, in North Carolina, for the RJ Reynolds annual shareholders meeting. We were a part of a larger delegation that traveled 10 hours … Continue reading

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FLOC Summer Internship

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee is looking for one full time staff and two summer interns to assist with FLOC’s farm worker organizing efforts in North Carolina. If you are interested, please e-mail Briana Kemp at bkemp@floc.com for more information. … Continue reading

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Join us: Action at WAWA in Orlando, FL

Join YAYA in our celebration of Farm Worker Awareness Week! On Friday, March 29, we will be at Wawa convenience store #5113, rallying in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and their campaign against RJ Reynolds American Tobacco … Continue reading

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WaWa Rally

On Friday, March 15th, fourteen members stood outside the WaWa gas station to rally and raise awareness for the tobacco farm workers. Our goal for this rally was to peacefully protest and meet with the manager of WaWa. We stood … Continue reading

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Your e-signature will make a difference!

Florida YAYA members have visited WAWA stores to share their concerns, but have not heard back from management. Join your voice to theirs! Ask Wawa to convey their consumers concerns to Reynolds, calling on the tobacco giant to works with Farm Labor Organizing … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania YAYAs take action!

The situation for tobacco farmworkers in North Carolina is dire. A report from Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) released last year showed that tobacco farmworkers often live in labor camps with inadequate or non-functioning toilets and showers … Continue reading

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YAYA Rally at Wawa

On Sunday December 9th, thirty-five members of the Orlando community convened outside the Wawa station at 7030 South Orange Blossom Trail around 1 p.m to hold a rally organized by Orlando YAYA which takes action to support farm workers and … Continue reading

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