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Farm workers, Climate Change, & Agriculture

On Thursday, March 31st, YAYA –NFWM and the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) hosted a Climate & Agricultural Panel at 1st Unitarian Church for National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW. There were 6 folks on the panel who spoke about different … Continue reading

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Tabling @ Vagina Monologues!

On Saturday March 19th, members of the Orlando YAYA chapter tabled at a performance of The Vagina Monologues at the University of Central Florida. The production was a student-led performance celebrating and exploring concepts in the female body and sexuality. … Continue reading

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2016 NFAW – Panel on Climate Justice & Farm Labor

YAYA-NFWM and the Farmworker Association of Florida will be hosting a panel on the importance of farm labor in talks around climate justice. All too often we come to conversations around climate justice that are centered on green washing and … Continue reading

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UCF Scavenger Hunt

On Thursday, March 26th, I attended a scavenger hunt throughout the University of Central Florida hosted by Orlando YAYA. This event took place during the 16th Annual National Farmworker Awareness Week, which serves as a week of action for students … Continue reading

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YAYA Chili Cook-Off: The Second Coming

Join us Thursday, April 16th at 630PM, as Orlando YAYA hosts a Chili Cook-Off fundraiser to support our continued work in solidarity with farm worker communities and organizations. A $7 dollar cover fee will get you as much chili as … Continue reading

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AMA Team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice IV! When you sponsor a player from the AMA team, you are supporting AMA’s work: Educating the farm worker community of Volusia County about the dangers of pesticides and, women’s … Continue reading

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YAYA team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice IV When you sponsor a player from the YAYA team you are supporting YAYA’s work: Working in solidarity with farm workers who are organizing for justice. Developing youth and young … Continue reading

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FREE screening of Food Chains

Join members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food for a screening of Food Chains, hosted by the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) at UCF and and the Youth and Young Adult Network of the … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Agroecology Encuentro!

On Saturday, February 7, Nico, Brian, Rachel and I traveled to Fellsmere to help out in the community gardens there. Fellsmere is a farm worker community that YAYA has an ongoing relationship with, and we often travel there to help … Continue reading

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Sign EPA petition: ban pesticide that harms children

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to children’s developing brains and nervous systems — including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism. Yet use in … Continue reading

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