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NFWM Summer ’16 Board Meeting

On Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th 2016, YAYAs Rosie Stump, and I, along with Nico, attended the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Board Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. The board meeting was hosted on North Carolina State University’s campus. … Continue reading

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2016 UFW Constitutional Convention

Earlier in May, I joined the National Farm Worker Ministry staff and board as we journeyed to Bakersfield, California for the 50th anniversary of the United Farm Workers Convention. The convention serves as the place where all the delegates of … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Player for the 2016 soccer game!

Sponsor a player for the Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V fundraiser! Step 1: Choose a player from the AMA team or the YAYA team who is in need of sponsorship. Each player needs a total of $175. You can make a donation for $25 or more. Donations … Continue reading

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Did You Eat Today? Thank a Farmworker!

National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is right around the corner – March 24-31 – and YAYA-NFWM is a national partner is uplifting the voices of the people who harvest our food and celebrating their work toward seeking farm worker empowerment … Continue reading

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Jonas vs. Winter Board Meeting

The weekend of January 22nd was suppose to kick-off the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Winter board meeting but Jonas (the storm not our great Development Director, Alex) had other plans. I left out of Orlando on Wednesday, as per usual … Continue reading

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Bulls Service Break 2015

During the first week of March, a group of students from the University of South Florida (USF) made their way to Raleigh, North Carolina for their Alternative Spring Break also known as Bulls Service Break. These students met up with … Continue reading

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2015 NFWM Winter Board Meeting

From January 29th-31st I ventured to Ft. Myers, FL for the National Farm Worker Ministry’s (NFWM) Winter Board Meeting. This being my first ever board meeting I was really excited to meet everyone and be engaged in the this process … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Farm workers – Labor Day

On Sunday, August 30th, Heather and I traveled to the greater Tampa area to take part in some farm worker solidarity. Since it was Labor Day weekend, we, at YAYA-NFWM, understand the importance of raising awareness on the issues that … Continue reading

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NFWM’s Board Meeting

I had the privilege of traveling with our National Coordinator, Nico Gumbs, to the Golden State, California for the first 2014 Winter board meeting of the National Farm Worker Ministry. It was a first for myself on two occasions: to … Continue reading

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Strawberry Festival

On Saturday March 24th, Tampa Bay YAYA member Jimmy Dunson and Florida YAYA organizer Antonio Franco joined the Pinellas Support Committee of the National Farm Worker Ministry (PSC-NFWM) in their annual Alternative Strawberry Festival in Clearwater, FL. The event addressed … Continue reading

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