Category Archives: Farmworkers

Neither Grapes nor Lettuce: A Cesar Chavez Day Symposium

                                  “The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” -Cesar Chavez In honor of Cesar Chavez Day and National … Continue reading



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Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program Exhibit (6/6/15) in South Dakota (South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum)

The Ag Heritage Museum is excited to announce that we will be hosting another traveling exhibit from June 6 thru August 16. The exhibit is called “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964.” This bilingual exhibit, organized by the Smithsonian National … Continue reading



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Getting the Big Picture: Mel Casas and the Politics of the 1960s and 1970s in San Antonio

Getting the Big Picture: Mel Casas and the Politics of the 1960s and 1970s, an exhibition of 21 large-scale acrylic paintings (also known as Humanscapes) organized by guest curator Ruben C. Cordova, opens Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Museo … Continue reading



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México de Afuera in Francisco E. Balderrama’s In Defense of La Raza: The Los Angeles Mexican Consulate and the Mexican Community, 1929 to 1936

Through the wonders of social media, namely Twitter, I have been sharing and recommending hundreds of Chicana/o books and film titles amongst my “followers” for the last four years in order to promote Chicana/o literacy, encourage students to major or … Continue reading



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Film Screening of “César’s Last Fast” at UCLA (5/7/15)

    Cesar’s Last Fast is a 2014 American documentary film narrating the events of 1988, when Cesar Chavez began his “Fast for Life,” a 36-day water-only hunger strike, to draw attention to the horrific effects of unfettered pesticide use on farm workers, … Continue reading



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José Gómez Farmworker Justice Day at Evergreen State College (4/15/15)

                                  This year’s annual Farmworker Justice day is a tribute to José Gómez. The events of the day are organized to bring farmworker voices … Continue reading



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César Chávez Youth Leadership Conference at UC Davis

                                    This FREE Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference & Celebration includes student and parent presentations / workshops, a lunchtime celebration with cultural performers … Continue reading



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Documenting the Legacy of César Estrada Chávez: Photography Exhibit in Fort Worth

  Reception for Photography Exhibition “Documenting the Legacy of Cesar Estrada Chavez,” by Jesus Manuel Mena Garza at Fort Worth Central Public Library. Documenting history and culture can take many forms. Mr. Garza has spent his life using a camera … Continue reading



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