Category: YAYAS IN ACTION

A YAYA Dreamer on the fight in D.C. and at UCF

Hello, my name is Karen Caudillo and I’m a DACA student. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This program was set up to provide ... Read More »

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Clinica de Migrantes Film Screening at UCF

By Aashutosh Pyakuryal On Friday October 13th, the Orlando chapter of YAYA participated in a screening of the film Clinica de Migrantes,which chronic... Read More »

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Theatre of the Oppressed Workshop: A Review

By Tareek Leonard On September 30th at roughly 7:45am 17 people walked into the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka, Florida and began to embark on an ... Read More »

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YAYA's Support Disaster Relief in Central Florida

Over the past weeks, YAYA's have supported food distribution at the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka and connected the Farm Worker Association of Flori... Read More »

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Legislative Training: A Pathway to Citizenship for Farm Workers!

On July 18, the YAYA training focused on talking to lawmakers effectively, focusing on the question: "Why would and should they care about the issue y... Read More »

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Legislative Visits: We Need Legal Status for Farm Workers!

On Tuesday, August 15th, YAYA members Faiza Begani, Stephanie Melendez, and Thomas Hellinger and staff Dominique Aulisio joined the Farm Worker Associ... Read More »

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YAYA's Dug in at the Fellsmere Campesino's Garden

On Saturday, August 12, a group of YAYA's from Orlando joined the Farmworker Association of Florida in Fellsmere to help prepare their beautiful commu... Read More »

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DACA Recipients Led "Rubio, Stop the Flop" Rally

On Tuesday, August 15th, DACA recipients from the Hope CommUnity Center led a rally with the Indivisibles and the Farmworker Association of Florida to... Read More »

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"Boycott Wendy's!" Picket in Orlando

This Sunday August 6th, YAYA partnered with the Coalition of Immokalee workers to protest Wendy’s decision to not sign onto the Fair Food Agreement.... Read More »

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Justice for Nabra Vigil

On June 22, the Orlando YAYA Chapter attended a vigil to demand justice for Nabra Hassanen, the Muslim teenage girl who was brutally murdered in Resto... Read More »

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