Celebrating Grandparents Day this LAbor Day

Thinking of your Grandparents this Labor Day

Sarita Gupta, Director of National Jobs with Justice reveals a project celebrating our Grandparents and the way they worked.

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Bittersweet Moment for Orange County Voters

How Earned Sick Time was voted by the People and taken away by Big Business

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Cuts in Healthcare will make the Community Sick

Healthcare employers making cut backs on their workers are leading to unhealthy investments in our community.
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    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

    The gap between rich and poor continues to grow in America. What approaches would be most effective in closing income gap.
    We'll discuss and debate ideals that span the political spectrum.
    Sponsored by Orlando Sentinel

    Location: Alfond Inn Winter Park FL 32789

    Tickets: $40 in advance, $45 at the office,
    $375 for table of ten

    For more information:Call Nancy Tharp at 407-420-5599

  • Fellsmere Community Garden with YAYA
    Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:00am to 6:00pm

    Join YAYA NFWM and the Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) on Saturday, September 27th as we continue our efforts in supporting farm workers!

    The Fellsmere Community garden is an important project where members of the farm worker community of Fellsmere, members of FWAF, and allies work together to grow healthy food. This is an awesome way to show your support for the farm workers, meet new folks and learn new things!
    So come out, get your hands dirty and join us in the fun!

    **We are also asking for a small donation of $10 for some DELICIOUS FOOD that is graciously being provided by the members of the community garden. Thank you!**

    We will be meeting at the National Farm Worker Ministry office, located at 4420 Parkway Commerce Blvd. Orlando 32808 at 7:00 a.m. and carpooling to Fellsmere from there!

    If you have any questions please contact Brian Luft at 813-767-1057 email us at yaya@nfwm.org

  • Film screening of "Fight for Water"
    Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Orlando YAYA will be hosting a movie screening for "The Fight For Water: A Farm Worker Struggle"

    In 2009, the California Water Crisis had a detrimental effect on a farming community after their water supply was cut off. The film depicts how the environmental decision impacted many lives and their struggle as they fight for their water. Join Orlando YAYA and the community as we gather to watch this powerful documentary and SUPPORT THOSE WHO FEED YOU.

    University Unitarian Universalist Society located at 11648 McColluch Rd. Orlando, FL 32817
    FREE OF CHARGE so bring your friends and family!
    For any questions, please feel free to contact Cristina Berrios at (786)-709-6139 or Brian Luft at (813)-767-1057

Judges have preliminarily enjoined non-Walmart Associates who are part of Central Florida Jobs with Justice from entering Walmart property inĀ  Florida. (Read the Order here).