On March 17, 1966, farmworkers organizing in the United Farm Workers marched from Delano to Sacramento to bring attention to their plight, one of the most important early moments in what soon became t
Real organizing is very hard. There’s lots of talk on the left about organizing but most of it is just that. And talking is not organizing. Actually mobilizing people to take power for themselves is
On this date in 1970, the United Farm Workers achieved its greatest victory, ending its five-year grape boycott after growers agreed to a contract, the first in the history of California farm labor. F
I’ve been waiting for about 5 years for Cesar Chavez’s public reputation to face serious challenge. After Chavez’s death, he became a hero nearly on the level of Martin Luther King.