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2015 March on Reynolds

On Tuesday, May 5th, 6 YAYA members traveled to Greensboro, NC to take part in the March on Reynolds/ RAI Shareholders meeting in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s campaign guaranteeing freedom of association and collective bargaining for tobacco … Continue reading

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FLOC trip to NC!

Join Orlando YAYA for our annual trip to North Carolina to continue the pressure on RJ Reynolds in support of Farm Labor Organizing Committee‘s campaign to bring collective bargaining and freedom of association to tobacco workers. The tentative dates for our … Continue reading

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UK Members of Parliament Release Report On NC Tobacco Fields

From the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: In July, members of the UK Parliament, Hon. James Sheridan and Hon. Ian Lavery, were invited by the FLOC to visit North Carolina and witness firsthand the abuses and the conditions in NC tobacco … Continue reading

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Respect, Recognition, Raise! Summer with FLOC

Respect, recognition, raise; those are the words I internalized all summer as part of the Union Summer Program in North Carolina. At first they seemed vague and desensitized but looking back on the experience, those words now carry more weight … Continue reading

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Pa’ Delante: My Experience with FLOC in the Fields of NC

This summer, a group of 15 interns and myself had the opportunity to work on the Farm Labor Organizing Committee‘s Respect, Recognition, and Raise campaign. During FLOC’s 2013 Constitutional Convention, it was agreed upon to have a sign-up campaign to … Continue reading

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NFWM’s 2014 Summer Board Meeting

From August 14th-17th, I was able to attend the National Farm Worker Ministry’s (NFWM) board meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. Every six months, NFWM board members meet to discuss current campaigns as well as what has been going on within … Continue reading

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New University of Central Florida Wawa Store

On Saturday, July 19th, several of us YAYAs paid a visit to the new University of Central Florida Wawa store that opened this past May. Continuing our work with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s (FLOC) campaign with RJ Reynolds Tobacco … Continue reading

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FLOC Organizer Attacked by Growers’ Representative

A Message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: On July 9, 2014, FLOC representative and “Respect, Recognition, Raise!” campaign leader Oscar Sanchez arrived to a farm, having taken FLOC members to a local food bank. Previously, Sanchez had met with … Continue reading

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Respect, Recognition, Raise! A summer with FLOC

This summer I left the only state I’ve ever called home to come to North Carolina as part of the AFL-CIO Union Summer intern program where I will be taking part in the “Respect, Recognition, Raise!” Sign-Up Campaign with the … Continue reading

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2014 Harvesting Justice Together Benefit Dinner

Get RSVP Dinner Ticket Here RSVP Ticket Deadline: Thursday, August 7, 2014 Please click the green “Get RSVP Dinner Ticket Here” link above in order to save your seat for the Harvesting Justice Together Benefit Dinner on Saturday, August 16, … Continue reading

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