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2015 National Farmwoker Awareness Week

Once again, YAYA-NFWM will be taking part in National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise the general consciousness of farm worker issues happening in the U.S. During the week of March 24-31, hundreds of national partners will host events such as … Continue reading

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2014 Farm Worker Awareness Week

*** (If you are planning on attending the premier of Cesar Chavez: An American Hero in Orlando, please notice that the time has changed to 9:50 pm) Join Orlando YAYA and community partners for National Farmworker Awareness Week! Designated as … Continue reading

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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

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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

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California and Washington Supporters: Take Action for CIR!

Thousands of farm workers, community leaders, and allies will participate in United Farm Worker sponsored marches throughout California and Washington on March 23 and 24.  These marches will honor the legacy of Cesar Chavez, whose birthday is March 31, and … Continue reading

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Movie Screenings

Join Orlando YAYA, the Apopka Office of the Farm Worker Association of Florida, and Rollins College to celebrate Farm Worker Awareness Week! On March 27, Orlando YAYA will be co-hosting the film screening of Viva la Causa. The film documents … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week 2013

Calendar of Events: March 23rd-24th, California and Washington: UFW marches to honor Cesar Chavez and support Comprehensive Immigration Reform March 26th, Orlando, Florida: Community Garden Volunteer Event On March 27 from 4-5PM, join Orlando YAYA, FWAF-Apopka, and Rollins’ on Julie … Continue reading

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National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW)

National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a national week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farm worker issues on their campuses and in their communities. Every year, NFAW takes place during the week of Cesar Chavez’ … Continue reading

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Community Garden Service Project

Our second community garden work day in Fellsmere was a success! Orlando YAYA is organizing these work days (at least twice a month until February 2013) to provide an opportunity for members of the Orlando community to work with and … Continue reading

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Viva La Causa Movie Screening Report

On March 29, YAYA cohosted a screening on the UCF campus of the Southern Poverty Law Center documentary, Viva la Causa, with the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) and Deep Green Resistance as part of Farmworker Awareness Week. Thirty-six people … Continue reading

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