Tag Archives: Oregon

Picunistas Celebrate 30 Years of Service

The Pineros y Campesinos Unidos de Noroeste (PCUN) (a.k.a. the “Picunistas”) know how to throw a pachanga! Of course, after 30 years of dedicated ... Read More »

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Celebrate PCUN’s 29 Years of Fighting for Farm Worker Justice

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Darigold is still not listening!

A message from the United Farm Workers: On Monday, close to 200 people gathered in front of Darigold’s headquarters in Seattle. Labor leaders, incl... Read More »

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Olympia YAYA Supports Ruby Ridge Workers in Seattle

In response to the nonresponse that Darigold has given Ruby Ridge workers and their supporters, the United Farm Workers (UFW) organized a rally in fro... Read More »

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Take Action for Ruby Ridge Workers!

A message from United Farm Workers: Twenty two past and current Ruby Ridge Dairy workers are suing the dairy for a variety of reasons, including not ... Read More »

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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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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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Farmworker Awareness Week Events in Oregon

On March 28, farm workers and their supporters held a “Gran Marcha” for justice in Hermiston, Oregon, organized by the United Farm Workers union... Read More »

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State and Local Government Honor Farm Worker Awareness Week

Governor Ted Kulongoski's Proclamation designating March 29 to April 4 "Farm Worker Awareness Week" and recognizing both the contribution of farm work... Read More »

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