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YAYAs support the Trail of Dreams

The trail of dreams is a 1,500-mile walk from Miami, Florida, to Washington DC, in which four undocumented students walk in order to share their stori... Read More »

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2009 Newsletter

In this issue: 2009 Achievements Take Action! YAYAs in Action! YAYA On-line 1. 2009 Achievements We want to thank you for yo... Read More »

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) Introduces Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

On Tuesday, December 15, 2009, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D.-Ill.) introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill – Comprehensive Immigration Reform f... Read More »

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CIW March in Lakeland

On December 6, 2009, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers organized a day full of activities in Lakeland, where around 500 people marched and rallied to... Read More »

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NFWM Staff member reflects on her time supporting the UFW organizing effort in the San Joaquin Valley

UFW Organizing team and a current worker leader at Giumarra Vineyards Christy Lafferty, NFWM California staff member, spent 6 weeks in the area of B... Read More »

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Conference Call for CIR

On November 18, 2009, Deland YAYA members and their families joined 60,000 Americans from around the country on a conference call with Congressman Lu... Read More »

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The Exploitation That Feeds Our Nation: Our Food, Farmworkers, and the Urgency of Immigration Reform

On November 16, 2009, Orlando YAYA and the UCF Alpha Alpha Chapter of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. organized an event called: "The Exploita... Read More »

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FLOC Rally in Gainesville

November 7, 2009 - A group of approximately 30 concerned students from the University of Florida, Orlando YAYAs and YAYA supporters gathered in Gaines... Read More »

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CIW rally in Orlando

On November 1st, 2009, a group of 15 YAYAs attended a Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) rally in Orlando. We asked Publix to work with the CIW to ... Read More »

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YAYA Orlando presentation at iKiwi

On October 27, 2009, Orlando YAYA organized a presentation at iKiwi Frozen Yogurt with the objective of educating people about the issues faced by far... Read More »

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