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CHILDREN OF LA PAZ 1972 Carlos Legerrette 649 views
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CSO LOGO - Andy Zermeno 648 views
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39647 viewsINTERJECTING THE 1960'S ENERGY AND IDEALISM OF COLLEGE STUDENTS INTO THE FARMWORKER MOVEMENT MADE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT ON THE DELANO STRIKERS AND THEIR SUPPORTERS. IN TURN, THE HARD WORK, SACRIFICE, AND COMMITMENT OF THE FARMWORKERS TO THEIR LA CAUSA MADE A HUGE IMPRESSION ON THE STUDENTS. MOST LEFT AT THE END OF THE SUMMER AS PLANNED, BUT SOME STAYED ON FOR AS LONG AS A DECADE. THE FARMWORKER CONSUMER BOYCOTTS WERE BUILT BY THOUSANDS OF DEDICATED AND HARDWORKING STUDENT VOLUNTEERS.
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45647 viewsTHE DIGIORGIO CAMPAIGN BEGAN WITH A SERIES OF FARMWORKER RALLIES. LUIS VALDEZ WAS THE MC AND HIS SIDEKICK WAS THE GIFTED EL TEATRO MUSICIAN, AGUSTIN LIRA. WHEN LUIS VALDEZ STEPPED ONTO A FARMWORKER RALLY STAGE, HE LIT UP THE AUDIENCE. A UNIQUE TALENT WITH A LARGE AND CONFIDENT VOICE, AN INFECTIOUS LAUGH, AND WITH A LIGHTENING FAST WIT OF SELF-DEPRECATION, HE GATHERED UP THE AUDIENCE INTO THE PALM OF HIS HAND. LUIS VALDEZ, ORIGINALLY FROM DELANO, WAS A GOD-SEND VOLUNTEER TO THE FARMWORKER MOVEMENT.
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DOLORES HUERTA AT FILIPINO HALL, DELANO 1966641 views
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51639 viewsJON LEWIS WRITES: "I HAVE DOZENS OF PORTRAITS OF CESAR CHAVEZ IN MY 1966 PORTFOLIO, BUT OVER THE YEARS, THIS ONE HAS GROWN ON ME, AND I AM VERY PARTIAL TO IT."
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NOSOTROS TENEMOS 1973 - Susan Due Pearcy 637 views
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42636 viewsAFTER THE MERGER, THE DELANO STRIKERS MARCHED AND PICKETED WITH THEIR NEW UFWOC FLAGS AND SIGNS. THE AZTEC EAGLE SURVIVED THE MERGER INTACT.
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38634 viewsCESAR CHAVEZ RELISHED THESE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION SESSIONS - HE WAS THE GIFTED MASTER TEACHER AND THE COLLEGE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS WERE HIS GRADUATE STUDENTS. CESAR CHAVEZ HAD THE ABILITY TO BREAKDOWN, ANALYZE, AND EXPLAIN COMPLEX ISSUES INTO CONCEPTS THAT COULD BE EASILY UNDERSTOOD - HE TALKED COMMON SENSE.
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43633 viewsAFTER THE MERGER, THE DELANO STRIKERS MARCHED AND PICKETED WITH THEIR NEW UFWOC FLAGS AND SIGNS. THE AZTEC EAGLE SURVIVED THE MERGER INTACT.
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10625 viewsA CLASSIC CESAR CHAVEZ SPEAKING POSE: BODY PITCHED FORWARD SLIGHTLY TO THE LEFT, HIS LEFT ARM BENT AT THE ELBOW USES A SINGLE FINGER JUTTING UPWARD TO POKE THE AUDIENCE WITH HIS POINT - HIS RIGHT ARM HELD LOOSELY AND RELAXED BY HIS SIDE.
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46624 viewsUFWOC ORGANIZER, EDDIE PEREZ, PLAYED A DYNAMIC ROLE IN THE DIGIORGIO UNION ELECTION CAMPAIGN. HE WAS INTENSE, HIGH ENERGY, FOCUSED, AND A GIFTED COMMUNICATOR. HE WAS MOST EFFECTIVE WITH YOUNGER WORKERS.
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