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Volunteers WANTED!

For the Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro: Collaborative Learning Exchange for Promoters of Agroecology, Traditional Wisdom, and Respect for Mother Earth during February 12-16. The Goal of the Encuentro is to create a cooperative space to interact with and collaboratively learn from women, … Continue reading

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Fellsmere Community Garden Day!

Join YAYA on Saturday, February 7th, at the Fellsmere Community Farm Project to help them set up for first Campesino-a-Campesino Agroecology Encuentro taking place the following weekend, February 12-14! We will be helping to clean up weeds, harvest produce, and general work … Continue reading

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FLIC Congress 2014: Recharge!

The weekend of November 21, I and two other YAYA’s joined the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) for their 10th annual FLIC Congress. Every year, the members of FLIC meet to discuss immigration policies and what we can do to help, to … Continue reading

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Food Chains premiere weekend!

We had a jam packed weekend November 21-23 supporting the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the “Food Chains” film premiere. “Food Chains” premiered in major cities all across the U.S. to convey the realities for tomato pickers in Florida, how … Continue reading

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Food Chains release, Publix Action

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) on Sunday, 11/23, at 4:30PM for a Publix Action in support of Food Chains release weekend. After viewing the screening of Food Chains, there is not a better way to get involved with farm workers … Continue reading

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Food Chains Premiere in Orlando!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for the premiere of Food Chains on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at both 3 and 8 PM. Not only will be viewing the film, but join us after for … Continue reading

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World Food Day!

On Friday, October 24th, Heater and I drove down to Fellsmere to join the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) and the Boys and Girls Club of Fellsmere in the celebration of World Food Day. Yolanda Gomez, the main organizer, and … Continue reading

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Let’s Drive Safe, Sunshine State!

YAYA-NFWM supports Driver’s Licenses for ALL Floridians to drive safe in the Sunshine State! If every driver in Florida can apply for a Driver’s License, we will all benefit from: Safer roads because all drivers will be required to take … Continue reading

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Campesinos Garden Day

Last Saturday, September 29, I had the opportunity to join YAYA-NFWM on a trip to Fellsmere, Florida to spend the day at the Fellsmere Campesinos Gardens. Fellsmere is a city in India River County about 93 miles from Orlando. Hispanics … Continue reading

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Campesinos Garden Day with YAYA!

Join YAYA-NFWM and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, September 27th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers! The Fellsmere Campesinos Garden is an important project where members of the farm worker community of Fellsmere, members of … Continue reading

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