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Earth Day Celebration 2016

Saturday, April 23rd, YAYA tabled at the Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola. There were so many different interests represented at the festival, and we had the opportunity to chat with many folks who had never considered the role that … Continue reading

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2016 Earth Day Celebration

Central Florida Earth Day is back–bigger and better than ever! It will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. Please join us at the largest and most prestigious Earth Day … Continue reading

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Tabling @ Vagina Monologues!

On Saturday March 19th, members of the Orlando YAYA chapter tabled at a performance of The Vagina Monologues at the University of Central Florida. The production was a student-led performance celebrating and exploring concepts in the female body and sexuality. … 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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Learn about the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil (MST)!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and come learn about the Movimento Sim Terra (MST) or the Landless Workers Movement of Brazil from an MST activist currently visiting Orlando! The MST is a mass social movement formed by rural workers and all those … Continue reading

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YAYA Yard Sale!

On Saturday, January 30th, the Orlando YAYA chapter hosted a yard sale in order to fundraise for the upcoming year.   The event was held at the home of Orlando YAYA member, Evie Burr. There were five Orlando YAYA members in … Continue reading

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Achieving Climate Justice in Our Communities

Last Wednesday, Jan. 27, was panel discussion at the FAMU College of Law hosted by Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment called “From Paris to Orlando: Achieving Climate Justice in Our Communities.” The panel consisted of 4 speakers representing various … Continue reading

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2015 Central Fl VegFest

On Saturday, October 24, YAYA-NFWM will be tabling at the 10th annual Central Florida VegFest at Orlando Festival Park from 10AM-6PM. Bring the family and friends to this awesome event sponsored by Vegetarians of Central Fl that are bringing awareness to … Continue reading

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People’s Climate March & Rally in Orlando!

Join YAYA-NFWM, the Farmworker Association of Florida, Jobs with Justice, OrganizeNOW, and others on Wednesday, October 14, for a rally and march to address the ongoing climate crisis in Downtown Orlando! The rally will begin at 530PM outside of Marco … Continue reading

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Beyond Pesticides Forum – Report Back

On April 18th, Cristina and I both walked into a room at FAMU Law School to be a part of a panel. We were both speaking as representatives of YAYA at the Beyond Pesticides Forum alongside other individuals who work … Continue reading

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