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Picunistas Celebrate 30 Years of Service

The Pineros y Campesinos Unidos de Noroeste (PCUN) (a.k.a. the “Picunistas”) know how to throw a pachanga! Of course, after 30 years of dedicated service, Picunistas and their allies welcomed the celebration. There were a few awards granted, and the … Continue reading

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Darigold is still not listening!

A message from the United Farm Workers: On Monday, close to 200 people gathered in front of Darigold’s headquarters in Seattle. Labor leaders, including the Secretary-Treasurer of the WA State Labor Federation and Michael Beranbaum of the Joint Council of … Continue reading

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Olympia YAYA Supports Ruby Ridge Workers in Seattle

In response to the nonresponse that Darigold has given Ruby Ridge workers and their supporters, the United Farm Workers (UFW) organized a rally in front of Darigold’s Seattle headquarters on Monday October 10th. We were hopeful that Darigold would finally … Continue reading

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Take Action for Ruby Ridge Workers!

A message from United Farm Workers: Twenty two past and current Ruby Ridge Dairy workers are suing the dairy for a variety of reasons, including not being paid all the wages they’re due, wrongful termination and other claims. Due to … Continue reading

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2011 NFWM Board Meeting

On Aug 26-27, YAYA members Jimmy Dunson (Tampa Bay YAYA), Drew Beres and Jenny Lee (Olympia YAYA) attended the 2011 Fall Board Meeting for the National Farm Worker Ministry. At this meeting YAYAs were able to meet NFWM board members … Continue reading

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Work Brigade to CAPACES Leadership Institute

On July 25th I had the pleasure to travel with my fellow YAYA, Drew, & my aunt to Woodburn, OR where we had arranged to volunteer with the regional farmworker union- PCUN (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste / Northwest … Continue reading

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