Cesar Chavez Celebrations in the Monterey Bay Area
Santa Cruz, CA
05 Apr 2005 09:01 GMT
A March 31st Cesar Chavez celebration dinner benefit for the Davenport Resource Services Center, brought 150 mole contest tasters to Mission Church for an evening of good food, laughter, music, story telling and a film preview of “Latinos Finding their Place on the North Coast.”
Invitation to the Celebration: en español and in english
In the Watsonville city-center plaza, 63 Brown Beret members and friends celebrated the Chavez birthday holiday with a Youth Empowerment Rally featuring youth spokespersons, local politicians and representatives from support organizations.
Photos: The People Celebrate Chavez Birthday in Santa Cruz and Watsonville
On Sunday April 3, more than 1,200 people marched through the streets of Salinas and rallied at the Cesar Chavez Library. While we honored the life struggle of Cesar Chavez, we too struggle to keep the Libraries open in Salinas. Conncetions were easily made between the US government policy of endless war around the world and the closing of community resources such as the entire library system.
Photos: Cesar Chavez honored in Salinas, la lucha sigue...