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Concert at Mojitos

On Thursday, May 12, YAYA members Dominique, Eden and I showed our support for the Florida Compact by attending a concert at Mojitos. The purpose of t... Read More »

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Trip to NC for RJ Reynolds Shareholders' Meeting with FLOC

YAYA- Juan's Speech at FLOC Rally from YAYA Media on Vimeo. From May 5th to the 8th, YAYA members took 2 rental cars to North Carolina to support F... Read More »

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Celebrating the Florida Compact

On Wednesday May the 4th, there was a gathering at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, at 7pm, where YAYA among other organizations; Hope Community Cen... Read More »

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Marching in Apopka against FL anti-immigrant bills

On Sunday, May 1st, YAYA joined the Farm Worker Association of Florida for a march in Apopka, defending farmworkers and their rights by protesting ant... Read More »

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Picketing at Publix Grand Opening

On April 28th, 2011 Publix opened up a new unit on the corner of University Blvd and N Goldenrod Rd (Orlando, FL), replacing a now bankrupt K-mart ... Read More »

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Beehive Collective Workshop: Art for Immigrant Rights

A team of dedicated YAYA volunteers had been working all semester on our special immigration project: a popular education curriculum designed to give ... Read More »

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Florida Will Not Be Fooled by Arizona Laws in Disguise!

Youth, immigrants, faith-based communities, farm workers, labor unions and allies gathered outside of Senator David Simmons’ office on April 1st t... Read More »

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Dialogue for Farmworker Justice 2011

On March 31st at TESC (the evergreen state college) YAYA held a panel discussion with Bridges Not Walls (BNW) and Mason County Literacy (MCL) and mo... Read More »

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Groundbreaking Report on U.S. Farm Labor Released

Bon Appetit Management Company Foundation and United Farm Workers Release Groundbreaking Report on U.S. Farm Labor (Palo Alto, California) - More and... Read More »

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Trip to Immokalee

I had been looking forward to visiting Immokalee since Lariza had offered for me to come with her. I completely fell in love with the people and the e... Read More »

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