swirls

Tag Archives: Farm Worker Association of Florida

swirls

Fellsmere Gardening Day!

On Sunday, June 23, join YAYA and the Fellsmere office of the Farm Worker Association of Florida for another fun day in the sun! YAYA will be helping FWAF in varying ways this time! If you want to get your … Continue reading

Posted in ACTION ALERTS | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
swirls

AFL-CIO Immersion Trip at HCC

On Saturday, June 1st, Florida AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) joined the Hope CommUnity Center (HCC) for an immersion trip in a farm worker community. Members of the AFL-CIO gleaned corn and visited the HCC … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Apopka Community Garden

On April 27, our community came alive at the Billie Dean Community garden, when farm workers and college students joined forces to enjoy a day of gardening. Seven YAYA members, 12 individuals with particularly green thumbs, and two children, put … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , | Leave a comment
swirls

Woman to woman conference

On Saturday April 13th, five YAYAs came together to volunteer their services to the farm working women at the Annual Farm Worker Association of Florida, Woman to Woman Conference in Apopka, Florida. The conference was held at the Church of … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Woman to woman conference

Join us THIS SATURDAY for the annual Farm Worker Association of Florida’s Woman to Woman (W2W) conference in Apopka. The W2W conference is an opportunity for farm worker women to get together and discuss the implications of farm work on … Continue reading

Posted in ACTION ALERTS | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Advocating for Immigration Reform

At approximately 4:00 am on April 7th, 2013, four members of YAYA left Orlando, Florida, by rental car, to arrive around 6:00 pm that evening at the Ravensworth Baptist Church, in Virginia. There, YAYA members would give a presentation about … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Harvest of Dignity Movie Screening

On Thursday, March 28th, YAYA joined members of the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF), Hope Community Center, and their student guests on alternative spring break, for a panel discussion on immigration and a screening of the film, “Harvest of … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Community Garden

On Tuesday, March 26 from 9-11AM, three members of YAYA and nine other people attended a workshop in the community garden run by the University of Central Florida’s Arboretum. This workshop, co-hosted by YAYA, the Farm Worker Association of Florida-Apopka, … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
swirls

Movie screening

On Wednesday, March 27, seven YAYAs attended a screening of the documentary “Viva la Causa,” which depicts the history of Cesar Chavez, Delores Huerta, and the United Farm Workers (UFW). The film shows the story of how the UFW came … Continue reading

Posted in YAYAS IN ACTION | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments
swirls

Work at UCF’s Community Garden

Join YAYA and FWAF-Apopka as we celebrate Farm Worker Awareness Week! On Tuesday, March 26, we will be at the UCF Arboretum, working in the community garden. Then YAYA and FWAF-Apopka will give a workshop on how the gardening movement … Continue reading

Posted in ACTION ALERTS | Tagged , , | Leave a comment