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FLOC’s 11th Constitutional Convention By Matthew Garcia

FLOC’s 11th Constitutional Convention By Matthew Garcia When YAYA was given the opportunity to go to the F.L.O.C. Convention in Toledo, Ohio, it w... Read More »

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Open Mic Night!

On September 19, YAYA cosponsored the event with ACTSions29, a local youth group headed by our own Matthew Garcia, for a night of great music and slam... Read More »

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Take Action to End Inhumane Treatment of Farm Workers in the Fields of Giumarra/Nature’s Partner

Here at National Farm Worker Ministry, we were dismayed to learn about the inhumane behavior of Giumarra--the world's largest table grape company, who... Read More »

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End oppression in the tobacco fields

In September, YAYA took action with students at Florida International University in Miami to raise concerns about an urgent need for action from one o... Read More »

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Union Organizers Fired at Pasco, Washington Dairy

By John Munson, Director Oregon Farm Worker Ministry Two workers active in an effort to form a union were fired over the weekend (August 15 - 16) b... Read More »

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NFWM Board in North Carolina to Support Tobacco Farm Workers

On Friday August 7th, the Board and Staff of the National Farm Worker Ministry were joined by NFWM supporters and clergy from North Carolina for a day... Read More »

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2009 NFWM Board Meeting in North Carolina

At the beginning of August I had the amazing opportunity of attending the National Farm Worker Ministry's board meeting in Ashborough, North Carolina.... Read More »

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Farm Worker Heat Deaths in California Highlighted in Interfaith Vigil

On Tuesday, July 28th, about 200 farm worker supporters, including members of clergy from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim faith traditions g... Read More »

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2009 ELCA Youth Gathering

YAYA would like to thank the Evangelican Lutheran Church in America for allowing us to take part in its 2009 ELCA Youth Gathering in the city of New O... Read More »

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LA Interfaith Vigil – July 28 – JOIN US!

  Fifteen farm workers have died heat-related deaths since 2004. The law requires… water - shade - rest breaks - training. But the laws on t... Read More »

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