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March for Immigration Reform in Washington DC

On March 20th, 2010, seventeen YAYAs and YAYA supporters got in a bus from Orlando, Florida, towards Washington DC, to attend the Immigration Reform March and Rally on Sunday March 21st. We were honored to be part of this historic … Continue reading

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YAYA presentations on Immigration

On February 23, 2010, Orlando and Deland YAYA members organized presentations in their communities to talk about immigration reform and how lack of documentation affects the lives of immigrants in Florida. Deland YAYAs organized their presentation at Stetson University, where … Continue reading

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YAYAs support the Trail of Dreams

The trail of dreams is a 1,500-mile walk from Miami, Florida, to Washington DC, in which four undocumented students walk in order to share their stories and advocate for immigration reform. If you want to learn more about the Trail … Continue reading

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Conference Call for CIR

On November 18, 2009, Deland YAYA members and their families joined 60,000 Americans from around the country on a conference call with Congressman Luis Gutierrez regarding his plans to push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) in 2010. If passed, this legislation … Continue reading

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The Exploitation That Feeds Our Nation: Our Food, Farmworkers, and the Urgency of Immigration Reform

On November 16, 2009, Orlando YAYA and the UCF Alpha Alpha Chapter of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. organized an event called: “The Exploitation That Feeds Our Nation: Our Food, Farmworkers, and the Urgency of Immigration Reform” The presentation … Continue reading

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Solidarity with the people of Sorrento!

On Tuesday June 23, a group of 20 young adults, members and supporters of YAYA and farm workers, attended the Sorrento Community Meeting with Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders. The meeting was organized by the Farm Worker Association of Florida, the … Continue reading

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