15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Tribute And Celebration

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15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Tribute And Celebration
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The People's Produce Project - San Diego says
Project New Village will host its 15th annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Tribute and Celebration - Saturday, March 28th, 3:00pm – 6:00pm. This year’s theme is “A Day of Remembrance: The 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike and boycott”.

Social justice, food and health advocates throughout San Diego will gather to commemorate the legacy of the labor leader and civil rights activist an those men and women who worked alongside to contributed to address the oppression of farm laborers, including Dolores Huerta, Philip Vera Cruz, Larry Itliong, Mack Lyons and others.

This year’s event seeks to draw attention to parallel social justice movements working towards building a just and equitable society; creating understanding, solidarity and support for a “Beloved Community” as espoused by Martin Luther King Jr. This celebratory event will feature cultural expressions, solidarity statements, educational displays, local farmers and vendors.
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