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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Remembering 'One of Phoenix’s Greatest Civil Rights Leaders'Street, the gathering place for many community activities. In 2015 Cruz shared
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 15 hours ago
Street, the gathering place for many community activities. In 2015 Cruz shared her memories with KJZZ, including a visit by United Farm Workers Founder Cesar Chavez who fasted as an act of protest. In a Facebook post, Chicanos Por La Causa CEO and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Called ‘antidote to Charlottesville,’ anti-racism center to open in SacramentoCenter Block Party, including free admission for all visitors from 10 a.m. to 4
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Center Block Party, including free admission for all visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; a civil rights panel with longtime United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta, Stuart Milk of the Harvey Milk Foundation and California state Sen. Holly... Read more
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New America Media
Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Seaby David Bacon) Article co-published by American Prospect. Part 1 Forty one ye
New America Media / Posted 10 days ago
by David Bacon) Article co-published by American Prospect. Part 1 Forty one years ago I was a young organizer for the United Farm Workers in the Coachella Valley, helping agricultural laborers win union elections and negotiate contracts.... Read more
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Salon.com
Historic state fair exhibit recognizes farmworkersofficer of the California Exposition & State Fair, and Tom Martinez, the fair’s
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
officer of the California Exposition & State Fair, and Tom Martinez, the fair’s chief deputy general manager, asked the United Farm Workers to help put together an exhibit to remedy this historical omission. As a result, for the first time the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bilingual play “La Victima” spans language and timeI became a member of Teatro Campesino. It’s a pretty famous group that was star
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
I became a member of Teatro Campesino. It’s a pretty famous group that was started back in 1965 by the farmworkers union [United Farm Workers] and then I became a musician, then an actor, and I stayed with it for five years and learned this... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tickets to Sacramento State’s Farm-Fork Dinner go on sale Tuesdayfarmworker backgrounds. In addition to its final feast, the event will include
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
farmworker backgrounds. In addition to its final feast, the event will include a film screening as well as keynote speech by David Bacon, a photojournalist and activist who has helped organize for the United Farm Workers and other labo... Read more
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EuroNews
'La Bamba' At 30: Film Redefined U.S. Latino ExperienceCalifornia. Originally, it was meant as a cultural distraction for the tired, o
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
California. Originally, it was meant as a cultural distraction for the tired, overworked farmworkers of Cesar Chavez' United Farm Workers. However, it has since expanded to bring the arts to many communities, and all ages, for the past 50... Read more
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NBC News
'La Bamba' at 30: the movie's director and actor Esai Morales look back at the groundbreaking filmCalifornia. Originally, it was meant as a cultural distraction for the tired, o
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
California. Originally, it was meant as a cultural distraction for the tired, overworked farmworkers of Cesar Chavez’ United Farm Workers. However, it has since expanded to bring the arts to many communities, and all ages, for the past 50... Read more
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The Mercury News
Can a pay raise fix ag’s labor crisis? Yes. And no.Packinghouses in the Monterey-Salinas area typically pay $12.00 to $12.50 an ho
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
Packinghouses in the Monterey-Salinas area typically pay $12.00 to $12.50 an hour, according to Lauro Barajas of the United Farm Workers. For Christopher Ranch, the crisis came to a head last summer, with 50 empty positions, or 10 percent of... Read more
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Spot.ph
Did You Know That These Places Around the World Were Named After Filipinos?the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, later merged with the National F
Spot.ph / Posted 24 days ago
the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, later merged with the National Farm Workers Association to become the United Farm Workers. The group, of which he was the Vice President, aimed to uplift the working conditions for migrant... Read more
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Boston Globe
People on the edge dominate docs at Woods Hole Film Festivalcampaign. Like many others over the years, Obama attributed the words to César
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
campaign. Like many others over the years, Obama attributed the words to César Chávez, Huerta’s partner in founding the United Farm Workers Association in 1962. Peter Bratt’s documentary “Dolores” (Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.) gives the trailblazing... Read more

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