Monthly Archives: May 2010

AgJOBS and DREAM Act Rally

On May 19th the Deland and Orlando YAYA Chapters collaborated with Apopka Students Working for Equal Rights to hold a rally outside of Senator LeMieux... Read More »

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Orlando YAYA Car Wash Fundraiser

On Saturday, May 15 our Orlando YAYA Members had fun in the Florida sun while we raised money for our work supporting farm worker campaigns. Thank yo... Read More »

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NFWM California visits Giumarra fields to share shade and hope

A Giumarra worker points out what his foreman usually provides him for shade: one tattered black tarp draped over a few vine rows, underneath which, ... Read More »

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Farm Worker Supporters Strong Presence at Reynold’s Shareholders Meeting

Supporters of human rights and justice joined the National Farm Worker Ministry and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in Winston-Salem, North... Read More »

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May 1st Immigrant, Civil & Human Rights Rally in St. Louis

On May 1st, over 2,000 people marched and rallied in St. Louis, MO calling for immigrant, human, and civil rights, with the message, “Because we bel... Read More »

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Immersion Trip with Middle School Students

On May 11, 2010, a group of twenty-one middle school students, and two Orlando YAYAs  traveled to Immokalee, Florida, to talk to farm workers in the ... Read More »

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The lives of Undocumented Immigrants on Front Porch Radio

Listen to Deland YAYAs, Ana Laura Bolanos, President of the Alliance of Active Women, Erica Lomeli, Civic Engagement Program Director from the UFW Fou... Read More »

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24 Hour Fast Held in Los Angeles in Solidarity with Giumarra Workers

About 75 farm worker supporters gathered throughout the night and day on Friday, April 23rd to show their support for the struggle of farm workers a... Read More »

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Action at RJ Reynolds Shareholders Meeting

On May 6th, 2010, a group of 11 Florida YAYAs from Orlando, St. Augustine and Jacksonville traveled to North Carolina to support the Farm Labor Organi... Read More »

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Parade Puppets!

On Thursday April 22nd at 6pm, Orlando YAYA members gathered at Jamie Donmoyer's house (a local puppeteer) to make parade puppets. Jamie generously h... Read More »

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