Category: News & Archives

2011 NFWM Board Meeting

On Aug 26-27, YAYA members Jimmy Dunson (Tampa Bay YAYA), Drew Beres and Jenny Lee (Olympia YAYA) attended the 2011 Fall Board Meeting for the Nationa... Read More »

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School Supply Fair in Apopka

On Tuesday, August 16th, YAYA participated in a health and school supply fair at the Apopka Family Learning Center, whose aim is to "Empower Childre... Read More »

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Bike Fixup Day

On a sweltering Sunday afternoon, August 7, five YAYA volunteers and two amazing bike master friends- Stephen and Tyler from the Rusted Chain Bike Col... Read More »

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Intern Blog: Farm Workers and Small Farmers

Ryan Nilsen, NFWM intern through Duke Divinity School In our evening outreach to farm workers over the past few weeks, Octavio and I have ended up be... Read More »

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NFWM Remembers Richard Chavez, legendary farm worker organizer

The National Farm Wo... Read More »

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Viva la Causa film screening

Film Screening w/ St. Pete for Peace

On July 27, 8:30 pm, YAYA and St. Pete for Peace showed two, very touching, short films to raise awareness for the farmworkers' struggle that continue... Read More »

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Work Brigade to CAPACES Leadership Institute

On July 25th I had the pleasure to travel with my fellow YAYA, Drew, & my aunt to Woodburn, OR where we had arranged to volunteer with the regiona... Read More »

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FL Youth Network Statewide Meeting

On July 23rd I attended a couple workshops at Hope Community Center in Apopka. The Florida Youth Network was having a big immersion trip, with almost... Read More »

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Database Day

On Saturday, the 23rd of July, YAYA held a social gathering at my place of residence, with the objective of updating and organizing our organization's... Read More »

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NFWM Intern Video Interview on Child Farmworkers NFWM Student Action with Farmworkers intern Octavio Garcia-Ruiz on having grown up as a child farm worker. To see vide... Read More »

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