Monthly Archives: July 2013

reRoute, Building Youth and Student Power for a New Economy

From July 19th through the 21st, Nico Gumbs, YAYA organizer, and I, traveled to New York to attend, “reRoute, Building Youth and Student Power for a... Read More »

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EPA: Protect farm workers from pesticides!

A message from the Pesticide Action Network of North America (PANNA): "Many of our summer favorites — watermelon, strawberries, peaches — carry p... Read More »

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Farm Worker Provisions in Senate Bill 744

Senate Bill 744,  The Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, includes provisions that would specifically impact farm workers and th... Read More »

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Religious leaders write to oppose House Bill H.R. 1773: the Agricultural Guestworker Act

The agricultural labor provisions of the Senate Bill are the result of a compromise between the United Farm Workers and all of the nation’s major gr... Read More »

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Solidarity with Tobacco Farm Workers

On Saturday, July 13th, thirteen members and supporters of Orlando YAYA braved the 10:00 a.m. Florida sun for a Rally at WAWA in solidarity of the Far... Read More »

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Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network: Executive Director – POSITION Announcement

POSITION Announcement- CMFN Executive Director  Catholic Migrant Farmworker Network seeks a dynamic, faith-based leader with demonstrated commitment... Read More »

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