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FWAF General Assembly

Sunday, March 17, 2013 was the 30 Year Anniversary Celebration and General Assembly of the Farmworker Association of Florida. There were several hundred in attendance including: Arturo Rodriguez, Executive Director for the United Farm Workers, Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks to Farm Workers Dinner

On Thursday, March 07, 2013, YAYA joined the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) in Apopka for their celebration and fundraiser; Giving Thanks to Farm Workers Dinner. The event took place at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Winter Park Florida, … Continue reading

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Annual FWAF-Fellsmere’s Local Assembly

On Sunday, March 3rd 2013, YAYA met with the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) at their office in Fellsmere, for the Annual FWAF-Fellsmere’s Local Assembly. The objectives of this particular event were to elect new board members and to … Continue reading

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Women Raising their Voice

On Thursday, February 14th, three members of YAYA traveled to the Farm Worker Association of Florida‘s (FWAF) office in  Homestead to join community members for the event Farm Worker Women Raising Their Voice. This event was part of One Billion … Continue reading

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NFWM Board Meeting in Florida

Every year, the National Farm Worker Ministry organizes two board meetings in order to; evaluate our work, make plans for the future and; educate board members, staff and members of YAYA about current issues pressing farm workers. The first board … Continue reading

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Forward with your Promise Immigration Rally

On Thursday, January 4, caravaners gathered in Clermont, FL to kick off an inspirational journey to Washington, D.C. to demand that President Obama fulfill his promise this year to sign a Comprehensive Immigration Reform into law. A group from Sebring, … Continue reading

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Fellsmere’s FWAF posada

On December 15th, 2012, members of YAYA visited the farm worker community of Fellsmere for their Posada celebration. As part of our ongoing relationship with Fellsmere and the FWAF (Farm Worker Association of Florida) office there, we were invited to … Continue reading

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Billie Dean Community Garden

On Saturday December 8th, seven YAYA members geared up for a day of gardening at the Billie Dean Community Garden to help the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF), Apopka prepare for the Fall Harvest luncheon. There were also about … Continue reading

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Christmas Drive!

On this holiday season we are counting on your generosity! YAYA is holding a donation drive for the holiday celebrations going on in farm worker communities throughout Florida. Please make a donation or help us collect donations with your friends … Continue reading

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Apopka Community Garden

Please join YAYA at the Billie Dean Community Garden in South Apopka for a Fall Harvest Workday on Saturday, December 8th! Bring yourself and a garden tool and help with garden chores in this very special neighborhood garden. This workday … Continue reading

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