Monthly Archives: September 2011

Viva la Causa!

On Monday, September 26, 2011 YAYA hosted a movie screening of “Viva La Causa” at the Ethos restaurant with the YCL with 20 attendees. The screeni... Read More »

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Tell Reynolds that farmworkers deserve basic rights!

A message from Oxfam America and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee: If you are a farmworker in America, chances are you won’t live to be 50. That... Read More »

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Photo of a tobacco worker featured in Oxfams "A State of Fear" report.

Oxfam & FLOC Release New Report

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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 ... Read More »

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Fair Food Summit in Immokalee

On September 15, 2011, Orlando YAYA members Nicole Godreau, Leslie Cordero and I piled into a car with NFWM staff Bert Perry to make the 3.5 hour driv... Read More »

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Tampa Bay YAYA events

On September 17-18, members of Tampa Bay YAYA participated in a series of events that were put together to recruit new members and educate YAYAs about... Read More »

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OCIC’s 46th Annual NFWM Fundraiser Event September 18 2011

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Olgha Sierra Sandman speaking at a NFWM rally outside Burger King headquarters in 2008

A Happy Birthday to a Blessed Institution

by Olgha Sierra Sandman, CWU IL representative on the NFWM Board (The following article was published in the September 2011 issue of Church Women Uni... Read More »

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Update on NFWM & CIW

by Bert Perry, NFWM Florida [caption id="attachment_1406" align="alignright" width="212" caption="Bert Perry as marshall at the UCC CIW march July 20... Read More »

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Call Publix Supermarkets in support of the CIW

A message from Interfaith Action of SW Florida: After a long journey by bicycle from Immokalee to Lakeland, Publix's CEO Ed Crenshaw refused to even ... Read More »

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