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Democrats Honor The Legacy Of Labor Leader Cesar Chavez, Who Reported Illegal Immigrants To Law Enforcement

Democrats Honor The Legacy Of Labor Leader Cesar Chavez, Who Reported Illegal Immigrants To Law Enforcement

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi celebrated the legacy of labor activist Cesar Chavez, a fierce critic of undocumented workers. Democrats celebrated Cesar Chavez as a “tireless” activist who helped improve the lives of working families across the country on Wednesday, a day which former President Barack Obama declared Cesar Chavez Day in 2014. Chavez crusaded against […]

Community events, City of Oxnard closures and reminders for César Chávez Day 2017

Community events, City of Oxnard closures and reminders for César Chávez Day 2017

Many City departments will be closed for César Chávez Day on Friday, March 31, 2017. Additionally, the City of Oxnard and local organizations will hold free events on March 29 and April 2 to commemorate César Chávez Day. Details are listed below. City of Oxnard closures, reminders for César Chávez Day Police and Fire department […]

Cesar Chavez Day celebrations and reminders for March and April 2016

Cesar Chavez Day celebrations and reminders for March and April 2016

Cesar Chavez Film Screening – Oxnard Public Library

Cesar Chavez Film Screening – Oxnard Public Library

Wednesday, March 30, 2:30 – 4:40 p.m. In honor of Cesar Chavez’ birthday, the Oxnard Public Library will show a PG-13 feature film about the famed civil rights leader who organized protests and boycotts to secure better wages and working conditions for farm workers. He attracted the attention and cooperation of people from all walks […]

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Farmworkers and the New Civil Rights Struggle – Decertification of Bad Unions

Summary: It’s a basic civil right: the ability of union members to get rid of a union if it no longer serves its members effectively. Today, that right is being denied to a group of farmworkers in California by officials who refuse to count the votes the workers cast in a decertification election. That denial […]

Cesar Chavez’ film to screen for Farm Workers, in Oxnard

Cesar Chavez’ film to screen for Farm Workers, in Oxnard

(Oxnard, CA)  On 3/30/14 at 9:00am, farm workers, community members, local elected representatives and officials will gather at the local elementary school that carries the name of the farm worker union icon whose movie will be released this weekend nationwide.  Farm workers, community members, and leaders will meet at Cesar Chavez Elementary, in Oxnard’s La […]