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Red Juvenil Tour in Orlando!

On Saturday, October 4 and Monday, October 6, YAYA had the pleasure of coordinating two events with the Feminist and Antimilitarist Youth Network (Red Juvenil Feminista y Antimilitarista) from Medellin, Colombia that traveled here to embark on a U.S. speaking … Continue reading

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The Film Fight for Water Got Us Thinking

Sometimes art surprises. We in YAYA were surprised by the film The Fight for Water: A Farmworker Struggle that we screened at the University Unitarian Universalist Society on Thursday, October 2. We had a wonderful audience of about 30 people … Continue reading

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Hold Safeway Accountable for Selling Prima!

A message from the United Farm Workers: “It’s hard to believe it. Last Monday a neutral administrative judge began to hear testimony on indictments from state prosecutors charging Gerawan Farming with multiple, serious and repeated violations of the law. Gerawan … Continue reading

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Nationwide Logo Competition

National Farm Worker Ministry and the Youth and Young Adult Network are excited to announce the launch of a nationwide logo competition for young adults during the months of October and November. We are looking for artistic young people willing to create original logo images that … Continue reading

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Campesinos Garden Day

Last Saturday, September 29, I had the opportunity to join YAYA-NFWM on a trip to Fellsmere, Florida to spend the day at the Fellsmere Campesinos Gardens. Fellsmere is a city in India River County about 93 miles from Orlando. Hispanics … Continue reading

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Campesinos Garden Day with YAYA!

Join YAYA-NFWM and the Farm Worker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, September 27th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers! The Fellsmere Campesinos Garden is an important project where members of the farm worker community of Fellsmere, members of … 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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YAYA hosts Fight for Water film screening

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, Orlando YAYA will be hosting a movie screening for “The Fight For Water: A Farm Worker Struggle” In 2009, the California Water Crisis had a detrimental effect on a farming community after their water supply … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Farm workers – Labor Day

On Sunday, August 30th, Heather and I traveled to the greater Tampa area to take part in some farm worker solidarity. Since it was Labor Day weekend, we, at YAYA-NFWM, understand the importance of raising awareness on the issues that … Continue reading

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Central Florida Labor Day Picnic

Finding a community where one’s cause becomes a cog in the machine of positive social change is extremely important for progress we can be proud of. The experience I had tabling for YAYA-NFWM at the Central Florida AFL-CIO Labor Council … Continue reading

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