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YAYA Rally at Wawa

On Sunday December 9th, thirty-five members of the Orlando community convened outside the Wawa station at 7030 South Orange Blossom Trail around 1 p.m to hold a rally organized by Orlando YAYA which takes action to support farm workers and … Continue reading

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FLOC’s North Carolina Actions

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) to farm worker allies in North Carolina: To honor International Human Rights Day, FLOC is asking supporters to attend local actions at Kangaroo Express Convenience Stores. Kangaroo is the largest convenience … Continue reading

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WAWA Rally in support of FLOC

When: Sunday, December 9th from 1-2 pm Where: Wawa, 7030 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL Orlando YAYA is holding a rally in front of the Wawa on South Orange Blossom Trail in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s … Continue reading

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Taking action in support of FLOC

Throughout the month of October, Orlando YAYA has been busy working in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and their campaign to pressure tobacco giant RJ Reynolds to take responsibility for the working conditions for tobacco farm workers. … Continue reading

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Good news from FLOC!

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: “I’m excited to report to you that over the last few months over 5,000 people have taken action to call on Kangaroo to support justice for farmworkers. Consumers sent faxes, made calls, … Continue reading

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Action at Kangaroo Gas Station

We arrived at the Davenport Kangaroo gas station on Thursday, July 27th along with members from Central Florida LCLAA, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Baldemar Velasquez (FLOC’s President) and various supporters – approximately 20-30 people where in attendance. Before proceeding into … Continue reading

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FLOC Action in North Carolina

On May 1st, nine members of Orlando YAYA drove to North Carolina to stand in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) at the annual shareholder meeting for RJ Reynolds tobacco company. For the last 5 years FLOC has … Continue reading

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Kangaroo action in support of FLOC

As part of YAYA’s ongoing support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)  and the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Campaign, YAYA members delivered letters to Kangaroo stores in the Orlando area, urging the board of RJ Reynolds to meet with FLOC to discuss … Continue reading

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Tell Reynolds that farmworkers deserve basic rights!

A message from Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: If you are a farmworker in America, chances are you won’t live to be 50. That’s because the average life expectancy for a U.S. farmworker is 49 years. For … Continue reading

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Rally for Human Rights For NC Tobacco Farmworkers

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: Join Oxfam and FLOC as they release a new report documenting the human rights abuses in NC tobacco fields and call on large tobacco companies to step up and take responsibility for the … Continue reading

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