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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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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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Fellsmere's Community Garden

On Sunday June 23rd, I joined YAYA and 11 other volunteers in a day filled with gardening, food, conversation, and community. I had never been to the ... Read More »

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ACTION ALERT: Urge Your Senators to Oppose All of Chambliss’ Amendments

The National Farm Worker Ministry and its Youth and Young Adult Network call on our supporters to urge your Senators to oppose all of Chambliss' amend... Read More »

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Digital Day of Action! Support the Immigration Bill S.744!

Photos from the Fields Campaign Digital Day of Action! On Tuesday, June 25th use #FieldFotos on Facebook and Twitter.  Help United Farm Workers ra... Read More »

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Father’s Day rally in support of CIR

On June 15th, five members of YAYA-NFWM attended a Father’s Day rally in support of immigration reform and to put a halt on all deportations at the ... Read More »

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The Equitable Food Initiative

EFI Leadership Team members including workersand managers, talked with NFWM Board members at SierraFarm... Read More »

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