2010's Farm Worker Awareness Week

2010’s Farm Worker Awareness Week was an exciting opportunity for YAYA members to bring awareness about the farm worker movement to their communities. It was also an opportunity to mobilize others in support of farm worker campaigns including:

PANNA’s campaign asking the EPA to ban chloryrifos

CIW’s Fair Food Campaign (focus on Publix)

UFW’s Cesar Chavez National Holiday petition

FLOC’s petition to Reynolds American and British American Tobacco

Petition in support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

DREAM Act Campaign in support of undocumented youth in the US

 

Read the reports of the events organized by YAYA:

Orlando YAYAs volunteered at several events held in Central Florida’s farm worker communities

Panel on Farm Worker Justice at Evergreen University

Farm Worker Awareness Week Radio Special

Orlando YAYA hosts the CIW’s Modern Day Slavery Museum at UCF

– H2 Worker Movie Screening in Orlando, Florida

We would like to thank all of the people who were involved in this year’s Farm Worker Awareness Week.

To learn more about the events and actions organized by YAYA in past years, visit our Farm Worker Awareness Week Page.

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