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Food Chains premiere weekend!

We had a jam packed weekend November 21-23 supporting the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the “Food Chains” film premiere. “Food Chains” premiered in major cities all across the U.S. to convey the realities for tomato pickers in Florida, how … Continue reading

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A Wall Won’t Stop Migration

The U.S./Mexico border is filled with trials and tribulations, burdened with murders and deaths, and filled with hope of reaching El Norte. Depicted in the media as a haven for migrating “criminals,” yet nothing is as real as seeing the … Continue reading

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Food Chains release, Publix Action

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) on Sunday, 11/23, at 4:30PM for a Publix Action in support of Food Chains release weekend. After viewing the screening of Food Chains, there is not a better way to get involved with farm workers … 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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Darigold worker denied lunch break

A message from United Farm Workers: “A lunch break is one of these basic rights we take for granted — right? That’s not what this Darigold worker and his fiancé reported. Many times the only way “Juan”* managed to eat during his … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Farm Workers and Community Gardens

“For We are the Co-Workers in God’s service:” The Relationship between Farm Workers and Gardens” Webinar: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 7PM EST To register for this webinar, please send an email to kfurrow@brethren.org with your name and contact information. … Continue reading

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World Food Day!

On Friday, October 24th, Heater and I drove down to Fellsmere to join the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) and the Boys and Girls Club of Fellsmere in the celebration of World Food Day. Yolanda Gomez, the main organizer, and … Continue reading

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Central Florida VegFest 2014

Many things at outdoor festivals can feed the soul – art, music, literature, companionship – but ethically produced food feeds body and soul. What more could a person want in a day out? On October 25th, YAYA participated in the … Continue reading

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L.A. City Council resolution backing Gerawan workers

A message from the United Farm Workers: “An epic battle by farm workers to implement their union contract with a giant Central Valley grower — reminiscent of 1960s farm labor struggles — plays out before the Los Angeles City Council … Continue reading

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2014 Central Florida VegFest

Once again, YAYA will be tabling at the annual Central Florida Vegetarian Festival from 10AM to 6PM at Orlando Festival Park! Come stop by and say hi to your favorite YAYAs as we raise awareness of the importance of farm … Continue reading

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