Tag Archives: Dolores Huerta

Fred Ross, Cesar Chavez and Lessons for Ferguson

Examines the ability of a community to organize politically to achieve influence in order to achieve social justice and reform urban police practices. Continue reading

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George McGovern, 1912–2012

George McGovern forever changed the Democratic Party’s presidential selection process and its long-term trajectory, expanding the influence of Latinos and members of other minority groups. Continue reading

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Richard Chavez, 1929–2011

Richard Chavez helped lead the United Farm Workers. He first developed his organizing skills with the Community Services Organization in the 1950s. Continue reading

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