Posts Tagged: Cesar Chavez

Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

Posted July 28, 2015 by

In my book, Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century, I describe how the farmworkers movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s impacted social and political movements beyond the fields. Barack Obama
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Rediscovering Cesar Chavez

Rediscovering Cesar Chavez

Posted March 31, 2015 by Randy Shaw

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. When California in 2000 became the first of eight states to declare March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day, the goal was to connect the honor with a curriculum that would educate students about Chavez. Yet
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Mayors Unite Behind Fred Ross Sr.

Mayors Unite Behind Fred Ross Sr.

Posted August 21, 2014 by

The Giants and Dodgers are bitter rivals, but that did not stop San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti from organizing a Big City Mayors campaign in support of legendary organizer Fred Ross Sr. The campaign
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