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Wendy’s Boycott Summit

The past weekend, September 22-25, I spent the weekend in Immokalee with over 80 Fair Food allies for the first annual Boycott Summit. The Boycott Summit was focused on Wendy’s – the last of the five major fast food retailers … Continue reading

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NFWM Summer ’16 Board Meeting

On Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th 2016, YAYAs Rosie Stump, and I, along with Nico, attended the National Farm Worker Ministry’s Board Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. The board meeting was hosted on North Carolina State University’s campus. … Continue reading

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United Church of Christ – Nat’l Youth Event

The United Church of Christ National Youth Event (NYE) took place at Disney Coronado Springs July 26-30th. The UCC NYE is a quadrennial event for young people centering on “faith, leadership, service and social justice … It is celebrated as the … 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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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour

Spring always welcomes a whirlwind of preparations for the year – taxes, March madness, and the after Christmas credit card payments. For YAYA-NFWM, we are met with our own March Madness in support of farm workers. There are events ranging … Continue reading

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FWAF Campesinos Garden

After being an active member of YAYA-NFWM for over a year now, I have heard many times that working in the Fellsmere Community Gardens is one of the most fun experiences that YAYA members can have. I made my long … 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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CIW Workers’ Voice Tour – Join the Caravan!

Join Orlando supporters for the culmination of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Workers’ Voice Tour on Saturday, March 12!! This is the FINAL stop of the tour in the hometown of Nelson Peltz, Wendy’s Board Chairman, where CIW members, community members, and … 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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2016 YAYA Team

Sponsor a player for Hit the Fields for Farm Worker Justice V! When you sponsor a player from the YAYA team you are supporting YAYA’s work: Working in solidarity with farm workers who are organizing for justice. Developing youth and young … Continue reading

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