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Art, Conversation, and Farm Worker Issues

The National Farm Worker ministry will be facilitating a presentation and conversation about farm worker issues following a filming of Viva La Causa at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Please join us and discover how you can take action … Continue reading

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¡Que viva FLOC! Justice for tobacco farm workers

On Tuesday, May 6, I piled into a van with several other fellow YAYAs and embarked on a road trip to Greensboro, NC. The purpose of this trip was to support the Farm Labor Organizing Committee and their campaign against … Continue reading

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Support tobacco farm workers! Travel to NC with us!

Join YAYA for our trip to North Carolina in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)! For 6 years, YAYAs have traveled to North Carolina to participate in FLOC’s action at the RJ Reynolds/RAI shareholder’s meeting. YAYAs also meet … Continue reading

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Wawa Grand Opening Action

On December 17th, 2013, six YAYAs attended the WAWA grand opening on Orange Blossom Trail by the Florida Mall. The main purpose of this action was to deliver a letter to Charlene Marko-Heim, the regional manager of Wawa, addressing the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Organize Tobacco Farm Workers this Summer

At the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s (FLOC) 12th quadrennial convention an important resolution was passed to continue pressure on tobacco giant Reynolds American, and to launch a massive sign up campaign to organize 5,000 new tobacco farm worker members in … Continue reading

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Mixtape report of FLOC’s 12th Constitutional Convention

The best way for me to report back on the Farm Labor Organizing Committee’s 12th Constitutional Convention is to give you the mixtape version. Music pretty much dominated our experience on the weekend of October 11th.   Track 1: “What About … Continue reading

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FLOC’s 12th Quadrennial Constitutional Convention

What: FLOC’s 12th Quadrennial Constitutional Convention When: Thursday, October 10th to Sunday, October 13th Where: Durham, North Carolina (transportation leaving from Orlando, Florida). Why: FLOC has asked YAYAs to volunteer during this event   Join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), the National Farm Worker Ministry … Continue reading

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Wawa Rally!

What: Wawa Rally When: Saturday, September 14 @ 7PM Where: Wawa Store #5111, 2239 North Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32807 Why: Time to pay Wawa store #5111 another visit to express our concerns on behalf of NC tobacco farm workers … Continue reading

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Rally at WAWA

On Saturday, August 10th, from 7:00-8:00 pm, 10 members and supporters of Orlando YAYA held a rally at WAWA store #5111 in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). We rallied in support of FLOC’s ongoing struggle with R.J. … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Tobacco Farm Workers

On Saturday, July 13th, thirteen members and supporters of Orlando YAYA braved the 10:00 a.m. Florida sun for a Rally at WAWA in solidarity of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). This rally was done in support of FLOC’s ongoing … Continue reading

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