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Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan Farming workers are excited. Support for their campaign is growing. On Tuesday, March 31, Cesar Chavez’s birthday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will debate and vote on a resolution telling Gerawan, one … Continue reading

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Take Action in Support Darigold Workers

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Federal judge rules that Darigold dairy is threatening residential drinking water. Cow Palace, a dairy in Yakima Valley who provides milk for Darigold, has been ignoring the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services … Continue reading

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Bulls Service Break 2015

During the first week of March, a group of students from the University of South Florida (USF) made their way to Raleigh, North Carolina for their Alternative Spring Break also known as Bulls Service Break. These students met up with … Continue reading

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2015 National Farmwoker Awareness Week

Once again, YAYA-NFWM will be taking part in National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise the general consciousness of farm worker issues happening in the U.S. During the week of March 24-31, hundreds of national partners will host events such as … Continue reading

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FREE screening of Food Chains

Join members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food for a screening of Food Chains, hosted by the Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) at UCF and and the Youth and Young Adult Network of the … Continue reading

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Campesino á Campesino: Agroecology Encuentro

I think often times when we refer to the term grassroots we tend to think of it as a metaphor. But, at the Farm Worker Association of Florida’s (FWAF’s) Agroecology Encuentro, folks from all over the world gathered together to … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Agroecology Encuentro!

On Saturday, February 7, Nico, Brian, Rachel and I traveled to Fellsmere to help out in the community gardens there. Fellsmere is a farm worker community that YAYA has an ongoing relationship with, and we often travel there to help … Continue reading

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Stand with Gerawan workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan workers are excited. The Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD), who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, is taking a stand for their rights. On February 10, the LAUSD Board will … Continue reading

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CIW Valentine’s Day Action!

Join Orlando YAYA on February 15th at 2PM for a rally in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) Fair Food Campaign! Publix and Wendy’s are still refusing to sign the Fair Food Agreement which would outline better working … Continue reading

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Wawa rally in support of FLOC

YAYA is hosting another rally in support of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee campaign with Reynolds American Inc.! Come out and support and let Wawa know our voices won’t be silenced! What: Wawa rally! When: Friday, December 5th @ 6PM Where: Wawa … Continue reading

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