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#2014Encuentro: Up, Up With the Fair Food Nation!

Consciousness plus commitment equals change is the equation that is now imbedded in my brain after learning from and building with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) this past weekend at the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) #2014Encuentro. Gabi and myself were … Continue reading

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YAYA Yard Sale Fundraiser!

On Saturday, August 30, 2014, Orlando YAYA-NFWM held a yard sale fundraiser at my house to raise money for the work we do in support of farm workers and their communities. This was an incredibly successful event. We collected a … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO’s Labor Day Celebration

  What: Join YAYA at the Central Florida AFL-CIO Labor Day Celebration! When: Monday, September 1st, 2014, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Where: Lake Eola International Plaza, Downtown Orlando, Florida. Orlando YAYA members will be tabling during the picnic, … Continue reading

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Yard Sale for Farm Worker Justice!

THIS SATURDAY: Come support Orlando YAYA at our yard/bake sale! Find hidden treasures at bargain prices and indulge in delicious homemade baked goods (don’t worry, vegans. We’ve got you covered too)! All proceeds will go toward continuing YAYAs work in … Continue reading

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Labor Day Fair Food Fest

What: Join YAYA at the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ Labor Day Food Fest! Picket for farm worker justice, and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with your loved ones! When: Sunday, August 31st, 2014. Where: Tampa, Florida. For details check out the … Continue reading

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Action at Wawa

Join Orlando YAYA as we continue to demand justice for tobacco farm workers. Attend our next action at a Wawa convenience stores in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s Reynolds American campaign. What: Rally at Wawa in support of … Continue reading

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SFA Encuentro

Do you want to help bring justice to the fields of Immokalee, FL? The Student Farm Worker Alliance (SFA) is accepting applications for their 2014 Encuentro to be held September 4-7th, 2014. Due to logistics, capacity is limited; so apply … Continue reading

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Volunteer at the Campesino Garden!

Join YAYA and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, June 14th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers and their Campesino Community Garden project. The Fellsmere Community garden is an important project where members of … Continue reading

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Fighting For Food Sovereignty in Fellsmere

I still remember my first trip to the Fellsmere Community Garden. Yolanda, one of the members of the Farm Worker Association of Florida who plays an integral role in maintaining the garden, explained to me and other YAYAs the importance … Continue reading

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YAYA’s Organizing Trainings

On Sunday, April 13, I took part in the YAYA Organizing Training. The YAYA Organizing Training is a series of different workshops and interactive sessions that we in the organization use to build our skills as leaders and supporters of … Continue reading

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