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CIW Tour Kickoff in Gainesville, FL

On Thursday, March 16th I joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers for the kickoff to their Human Rights Tour at the University of Central Florida. It was awesome to be part of such a passionate crew pressuring the University of … 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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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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Uniting for Fair Food – CIW Publix rally

Orlando YAYA-NFWM, University Unitarian Universalist Society, 1st Unitarian, and the CIW will be joining forces to call on Publix to take action, do the right thing, and sign the Fair Food Program! This Thanksgiving, we are Uniting for Fair Food … Continue reading

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Schooling Wendy’s on University

On Monday, September 28th, Orlando YAYA organized an action in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and the Student/Farmworker Alliance (SFA) “Schooling Wendy’s” national week of action, September 27 – October 4, to call on the last major … Continue reading

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#Encuentro2015 Commitment + Consciousness = Change

This past Thursday, September 10, Nico, Yessenia, Pricilla and I headed to Immokalee, FL to be part of the Student/Farmworker Alliance’s (SFA) 11th Encuentro. At this assembly, more than 80 students, young people, and other community stakeholders gathered to learn … Continue reading

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Schooling Wendy’s on University!

Join Orlando YAYA-NFWM and supporters as we school Wendy’s on University, Monday, September 28th! We will be joining Fair Food allies across the country September 27 – October 4 for this national Week of Action targeting Wendy’s and their silence in joining the … Continue reading

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Concert & Parade for Fair Food

Join Orlando YAYA and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers‘ first-ever Concert & Parade for Fair Food in St. Petersburg on Saturday, March 21st! The Parade will begin at 12PM. The meeting location is Bartlett Park (2000 7th Street S., St. Petersburg, Florida … Continue reading

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CIW Valentines Action: Wendy’s and Publix edition

Wendy’s and Publix are two of the largest corporations with significant presences in the southeast of the United States who profit off of the exploited labor of farm workers. They are also two of the largest corporations in the southeast … 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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