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The CIW Closes their Tour with Finale in Tampa

The CIW held a lively, exuberant close to their human rights tour in Tampa last Wednesday, March 29th.  I traveled to the Tampa with Daniela and Curtis from Young Workers, and we had a blast representing Orlando at the march. … Continue reading

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Publix, when will you change?

On Saturday, November 21st, over 65 folks gathered for the “Uniting for Fair Food” national day of action calling on Wendy’s and Publix to join the Fair Food Program (FFP) and move away from a model of charity to one … Continue reading

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Uniting for Fair Food – CIW Publix rally

Orlando YAYA-NFWM, University Unitarian Universalist Society, 1st Unitarian, and the CIW will be joining forces to call on Publix to take action, do the right thing, and sign the Fair Food Program! This Thanksgiving, we are Uniting for Fair Food … Continue reading

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#Encuentro2015 Commitment + Consciousness = Change

This past Thursday, September 10, Nico, Yessenia, Pricilla and I headed to Immokalee, FL to be part of the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) 11th Encuentro. At this assembly, more than 80 students, young people, and other community stakeholders gathered to learn … Continue reading

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Concert & Parade for Fair Food

Join Orlando YAYA and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ first-ever Concert & Parade for Fair Food in St. Petersburg on Saturday, March 21st! The Parade will begin at 12PM. The meeting location is Bartlett Park (2000 7th Street S., St. Petersburg, Florida … Continue reading

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CIW Valentines Action: Wendy’s and Publix edition

Wendy’s and Publix are two of the largest corporations with significant presences in the southeast of the United States who profit off of the exploited labor of farm workers. They are also two of the largest corporations in the southeast … Continue reading

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Food Chains Premiere in Orlando!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for the premiere of Food Chains on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at both 3 and 8 PM. Not only will be viewing the film, but join us after for … Continue reading

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#2014Encuentro: Up, Up With the Fair Food Nation!

Consciousness plus commitment equals change is the equation that is now imbedded in my brain after learning from and building with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) this past weekend at the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) #2014Encuentro. Gabi and myself were … Continue reading

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Now is the Time!

From Friday, March 14th to Saturday, March 15th, Orlando YAYAs attended the culmination of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) 10-day, multi-state “Now is the Time” tour in Publix’s hometown of Lakeland, FL. One thousand community members attended a vigil … Continue reading

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CIW’s Now is the Time Tour

Join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for their Now is the Time Tour! The CIW is organizing a 10 day tour to put pressure on Wendy’s and Publix Supermarkets to join the Fair Food Program. Actions will take place … Continue reading

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