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Take Action for Ruby Ridge Workers!

A message from United Farm Workers: Twenty two past and current Ruby Ridge Dairy workers are suing the dairy for a variety of reasons, including not being paid all the wages they’re due, wrongful termination and other claims. Due to … Continue reading

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Take Action: Fair Treatment For Farm Workers Act

A message from the United Farm Workers: “It’s hot out there, really hot. And farm workers are working. California’s blazing sun may have already claimed two farm worker lives. And summer is in full swing with six more weeks of … Continue reading

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Boy Picking Peppers Collapses from Heat

Action alert from United Farm Workers: Please read the story of 16-year old farm worker Nicholas Chavez and send your message to CA Governor Jerry Brown. Tell him to sign the “Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act” when it reaches his … Continue reading

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Viva la Causa film screening

Film Screening w/ St. Pete for Peace

On July 27, 8:30 pm, YAYA and St. Pete for Peace showed two, very touching, short films to raise awareness for the farmworkers’ struggle that continues to take place here in the U.S. More than 30 people showed up and … Continue reading

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2010’s Farm Worker Awareness Week

2010’s Farm Worker Awareness Week was an exciting opportunity for YAYA members to bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities. It was also an opportunity to mobilize others in support of farm worker campaigns including: – PANNA’s … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Panel at Evergreen University

On March 30th Evergreen YAYAs, along with the Evergreen Labor Center, Center for Community Based Learning and Action, and four academic programs, sponsored a panel on farm worker justice. With over 175 people in attendance, the event was a great … Continue reading

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