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In support of FLOC

On Thursday, May 9th, five YAYAs packed in a van and drove to the RJ Reynolds Plaza Building, in North Carolina, for the RJ Reynolds annual shareholders meeting. We were a part of a larger delegation that traveled 10 hours … Continue reading

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FLOC Summer Internship

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee is looking for one full time staff and two summer interns to assist with FLOC’s farm worker organizing efforts in North Carolina. If you are interested, please e-mail Briana Kemp at bkemp@floc.com for more information. … Continue reading

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Join us: Action at WAWA in Orlando, FL

Join YAYA in our celebration of Farm Worker Awareness Week! On Friday, March 29, we will be at Wawa convenience store #5113, rallying in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and their campaign against RJ Reynolds American Tobacco … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania YAYAs take action!

The situation for tobacco farmworkers in North Carolina is dire. A report from Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) released last year showed that tobacco farmworkers often live in labor camps with inadequate or non-functioning toilets and showers … Continue reading

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YAYA Rally at Wawa

On Sunday December 9th, thirty-five members of the Orlando community convened outside the Wawa station at 7030 South Orange Blossom Trail around 1 p.m to hold a rally organized by Orlando YAYA which takes action to support farm workers and … Continue reading

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FLOC’s North Carolina Actions

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) to farm worker allies in North Carolina: To honor International Human Rights Day, FLOC is asking supporters to attend local actions at Kangaroo Express Convenience Stores. Kangaroo is the largest convenience … Continue reading

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Taking action in support of FLOC

Throughout the month of October, Orlando YAYA has been busy working in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and their campaign to pressure tobacco giant RJ Reynolds to take responsibility for the working conditions for tobacco farm workers. … Continue reading

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Good news from FLOC!

A message from the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: “I’m excited to report to you that over the last few months over 5,000 people have taken action to call on Kangaroo to support justice for farmworkers. Consumers sent faxes, made calls, … Continue reading

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FLOC Action in North Carolina

On May 1st, nine members of Orlando YAYA drove to North Carolina to stand in solidarity with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) at the annual shareholder meeting for RJ Reynolds tobacco company. For the last 5 years FLOC has … Continue reading

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Kangaroo action in support of FLOC

As part of YAYA’s ongoing support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)  and the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Campaign, YAYA members delivered letters to Kangaroo stores in the Orlando area, urging the board of RJ Reynolds to meet with FLOC to discuss … Continue reading

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