Monthly Archives: June 2012

Supreme Court decision on Arizona's SB1070

Update: Just hours after the Supreme Court issued its decision on SB 1070, federal officials said they would immediately rescind a controversial feder... Read More »

Tags: No Comments

Fellsmere's Community Garden

In the morning of June 23rd, seventeen people, including members of the Young Communist League (YCL) assembled in front of the NFWM’s offices to pr... Read More »

Tags: , , No Comments

Demand overtime pay for farm workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers: It has been 74 years since farm workers and domestic workers were left out of the landmark federal law settin... Read More »

Tags: , No Comments

Memorials for Joan Papert Preiss, Farm Worker Activist

by Virginia Nesmith Former National Farm Worker Ministry Board Member Joan Papert Preiss, passed away on June 1, 2012 in Durham, North Carolina.  ... Read More »

Tags: , , , No Comments

Orlando YAYA's Benefit Show was a Success!

Last Friday June 15 was YAYA’s second benefit show and it was amazing!!! This event was held in College Park at Taste restaurant , and was one of YA... Read More »

Tags: No Comments

Obama will stop deportations of DREAMERS!

President Obama will stop deporting undocumented youth who are eligible for the federal DREAM Act. This class of immigrants will also be granted acce... Read More »

Tags: No Comments

Unite Here! Rally

On June 13 about five YAYA members came together to support the Unite Here! Rally at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Orlando right off of I-4. Unite He... Read More »

Tags: No Comments

Benefit Show!

When? Friday, June 15, 2012 @ 7 pm  Where? Taste Restaurant 717 W. Smith Street, Orlando, FL 32804 We are partnering with Taste and several lo... Read More »

Tags: No Comments

Yard Sale!

The YAYA Orlando chapter held another yard sale on Saturday, June 9 to raise money for the NFWM and to increase community awareness of our organizatio... Read More »

Tags: No Comments