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YAYAs Volunteer in Farm Worker Communities

During the month of March, Orlando YAYA members volunteered in several farm worker events. We would like to thank our volunteers for all their help! We could never do it without you!!! HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pierson, Florida Orlando YAYAs Nicole … Continue reading

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2009 FWA in Florida

This year’s Farm Worker Awareness Week was a success! Young people in Florida worked hard to honor farm workers, support farm worker campaigns and bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities. This year we focused on supporting … Continue reading

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FWA 2009 in Orlando and Winter Park, Florida

Young people from Orlando and Winter Park, Florida planned and participated in several events for Farm Worker Awareness Week 2009. Here is a short report of these activities. On March 28, a group of UCF and Rollins College Students went … Continue reading

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2009 FWA in Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville celebrated Farm Worker Awareness Week with various events that were put together by YAYA’s local support group. This group is a coalition of different groups and community members. The first event took place at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, where … Continue reading

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2008 Farm Worker Awareness Week at Stetson University

In our continued to effort to inform the Stetson campus of the many injustices toward farm workers that are occurring both here in our state of Florida and around the country, and in celebration of Farm Worker Awareness Week, we … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week in St. Augustine, FL

On Friday April 4th, we had a speaker at the Gamache-Koger Theater on Flagler College’s Campus. The lecture lasted from 5:30-7pm. We opened the forum with Lariza Garzon of NFWM’s YAYA network speaking about the farm workers’ struggles here in … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week 2008 Largo Middle School

After thinking of ways to spread awareness on the many farm worker issues for the National Farm Worker Awareness Week, I came up with the idea of having a speaker come to my school. What better place to spread awareness … Continue reading

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2008 Farm Worker Awareness Week: Central Florida Report

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking Presentations The Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking and YAYA joined forces during National Farm Worker Awareness Week 2008 in order to inform our communities about how human trafficking affects farm workers and their communities. The … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Awareness Week in California

About 600 students in Bell Garden Elementary got together to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez. Three busloads of these students also attended the Cesar Chavez walk (see below). On March 29th, we had the 10th Annual Cesar Chavez Walk. … Continue reading

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