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Inquirier.net
City of Carson kicks off Filipino American History Monthof early to present Filipinos from Carson and the South Bay the documentary fil
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of early to present Filipinos from Carson and the South Bay the documentary films, “Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement” and “American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaii” were screened as the audience enjoyed various... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Over 240 academics, writers say no to red-baitingFBI, couldn’t find employment, and later died in poverty in 1956; and, Philip V
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
FBI, couldn’t find employment, and later died in poverty in 1956; and, Philip Vera Cruz and other Filipino members of the United Farm Workers who were red baited for questioning the authority of Cesar Chavez. The signatories — Filipinos, Filipino... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Powerful state Democrat Kevin de León to challenge Feinstein for Senateother U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, endorsed her, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Gar
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
other U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, endorsed her, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti held a fundraiser for her. The United Farm Workers union also endorsed her, which could help counter de León’s strategy of running up votes among... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The case for Kevin de León for U.S. Senatere-election Monday, Feinstein was endorsed by the likes of Harris, Lt. Gov. Gav
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
re-election Monday, Feinstein was endorsed by the likes of Harris, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Padilla, Schiff, Lieu and the United Farm Workers. Garcetti took the unusual step of saying a challenge of Feinstein would be “ripped from the corrosive... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Steyer takes a shot at Feinstein, ‘very much looking at the Senate seat’the leading candidates for California governor including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
the leading candidates for California governor including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. The next day she won the endorsement of the United Farm Workers, which cited “a decade of leveraging her clout in the U.S. Senate to champion farm workers.” Such early... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
The Woman Behind The Rally Cry, 'Sí, Se Puede' Gets Her Due RecognitionUnited Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 9 days ago
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. For more than 50 years, the rally cry "Sí, se puede" has been identified with United Farm Workers' leader and social activist... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sen. Beall honors women of Silicon Valleyand Serena Alvarez. Sylvia spent 1978-1986 with her four children supporting he
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
and Serena Alvarez. Sylvia spent 1978-1986 with her four children supporting her husband’s work with the Cesar Chavez’s United Farm Workers as the union’s legislative lobbyist. She is the Evergreen School District’s longest serving board member,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stanford preserves legacy of late social justice activist Sal AlvarezAlvarez, a Catholic deacon, left behind carefully chronicled details of his wor
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
Alvarez, a Catholic deacon, left behind carefully chronicled details of his work: Dissertations. Awards. Documents on the United Farm Workers union and his teachings as a professor of Chicano studies. Photographs of his first missionary trip to... Read more
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Crosscut
The woman behind 'Si, se puede' still has a message: Organizestill speaks with the energy and passion of her days in the ’60s when as a youn
Crosscut / Posted 14 days ago
still speaks with the energy and passion of her days in the ’60s when as a young community organizer, she co-founded the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez. “I want to keep going as long as I have my health and energy,” says Huerta, who... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
3+ Questions with Dolores Huertapm. $15. 1050 Old Pecos Trail, 982-1338). As a steadfast social justice advocat
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
pm. $15. 1050 Old Pecos Trail, 982-1338). As a steadfast social justice advocate and union organizer, Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers Union in 1962 with Cesar Chávez. She was 32 at the time with seven young children to care for (she later... Read more
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Asian journal
Some notable Filipino-Americanssigned the same year by Gov. Jerry Brown. 2. Philip Vera Cruz and Larry Itlion
Asian journal / Posted 15 days ago
signed the same year by Gov. Jerry Brown. 2. Philip Vera Cruz and Larry Itliong, farmers and activists Founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW) Union. They were both leaders for farm worker rights. Cruz was one of the founders of of the... Read more
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Asian journal
Filipinos’ contributions to US history and societyare alive today. 2) Filipino-Americans contributed significantly to the Americ
Asian journal / Posted 15 days ago
are alive today. 2) Filipino-Americans contributed significantly to the American labor movement, particularly with the United Farm Workers movement in the 1960s. Years of poor compensation and mediocre conditions paved the way for the Delano... Read more
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Post Magazine
Indie Films: DoloresChavez. History, to an extent, has written Huerta out of the labor movement, an
Post Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
Chavez. History, to an extent, has written Huerta out of the labor movement, and her contributions to establishing the United Farm Workers’ union. In a new independent film — Dolores — executive produced by musician Carlos Santana, Huerta’s... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
United Farm Workers union settles an employee lawsuitThe United Farm Workers union has settled a long-running lawsuit with its forme
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
The United Farm Workers union has settled a long-running lawsuit with its former field organizers, agreeing to pay $1.3 million in back wages, penalties and attorney fees, acccording to an attorney in the case. Ana Toledo, a Salinas attorney for... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
September 30the National Farm Workers Association, which later merged with the Agricultural
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
the National Farm Workers Association, which later merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee to become the United Farm Workers union. [ + - ] 1961: Actor Eric Stoltz, best known for movies like "Mask," "Some Kind of Wonderful"... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
September 30the National Farm Workers Association, which later merged with the Agricultural
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
the National Farm Workers Association, which later merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee to become the United Farm Workers union. [ + - ] 1961: Actor Eric Stoltz, best known for movies like "Mask," "Some Kind of Wonderful"... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Sterling Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Monthforced them to become migrant farm workers, laboring under grueling conditions
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
forced them to become migrant farm workers, laboring under grueling conditions for low wages. In 1962, Chavez founded the United Farm Workers of America, a civil rights organization dedicated to protecting the rights and improving the living and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Documentary Chronicles Life And Work Of Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huertadocumentary about the life and work of civil right leader Dolores Huerta. In t
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
documentary about the life and work of civil right leader Dolores Huerta. In the 1960’s, Huerta co-founded what became the United Farm Workers labor union with the late labor leader Cesar Chavez. Together, they organized the Delano grape strike and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Deaths of farmworkers in cow manure ponds put oversight of dairy farms into questionhit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indir
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
hit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indira Trejo, global impact coordinator for the United Farm Workers, said the danger of manure lagoons is just one of numerous threats facing dairy workers in Idaho. She... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Deaths of farmworkers in cow manure ponds put oversight of dairy farms into questionhit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious.” Indir
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
hit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious.” Indira Trejo, global impact coordinator for the United Farm Workers, said the danger of manure lagoons is just one of numerous threats facing dairy workers in Idaho. She... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago honors labor hero Dolores Huerta through artthrough a series of film screenings and art exhibitions honoring her life’s wor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
through a series of film screenings and art exhibitions honoring her life’s work. Huerta, 87, launched what is now the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez in 1962 and is best known for organizing California farm workers to demand... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Deaths of farmworkers in cow manure ponds put oversight of dairy farms into questionhit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indir
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
hit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indira Trejo, global impact coordinator for the United Farm Workers, said the danger of manure lagoons is just one of numerous threats facing dairy workers in Idaho. She... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Deaths of farmworkers in cow manure ponds put oversight of dairy farms into questionhit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indir
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
hit that level where gases are so noxious, it renders them unconscious." Indira Trejo, global impact coordinator for the United Farm Workers, said the danger of manure lagoons is just one of numerous threats facing dairy workers in Idaho. She... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Dolores Huerta: The Civil Rights Icon Who Showed Farmworkers 'Si Se Puede'movement has long been overshadowed by that of Cesar Chavez, her longtime colla
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
movement has long been overshadowed by that of Cesar Chavez, her longtime collaborator and co-founder of what became the United Farm Workers of America union. That's true even when it comes to credit for coining the movement's famous slogan, Si... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Dolores Huerta: The Civil Rights Icon Who Showed Farmworkers 'Si Se Puede'movement has long been overshadowed by that of Cesar Chavez, her longtime colla
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
movement has long been overshadowed by that of Cesar Chavez, her longtime collaborator and co-founder of what became the United Farm Workers of America union. That's true even when it comes to credit for coining the movement's famous slogan, Si... Read more
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Fortune
Dolores Huerta: Facts About the Civil Rights Iconhere. Friday, Sept. 15 marked the beginning of the annual celebration of Hispan
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
here. Friday, Sept. 15 marked the beginning of the annual celebration of Hispanic and Latino Americans. She co-founded the United Farm Workers Union along with César Chávez, brought women into the labor movement, and challenged sexism and racism.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why activist Dolores Huerta won’t shut upto change with this vivid, informative and heartening documentary. Huerta was
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
to change with this vivid, informative and heartening documentary. Huerta was the co-founder, with Chavez, of the United Farm Workers union. She’s also the person who came up with that organization’s celebrated slogan, “Si, se puede” —... Read more
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