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Mural in the BMU honoring Cesar Chavez and other Mexican-Americans by Javier Barajas Villanueva.

‘History is on our side’: The life and struggles of Cesar Chavez

Christopher Hill, Reporter // March 31, 2022

“We are sons of the Mexican Revolution, a revolution of the poor seeking bread and justice. Our revolution will not be armed, but we want the existing social order to dissolve; we want a new social...

Warren Gilbert owner of A&G Orchards. Photo credit: Kaley Wise

Overtime bill passes for farmworkers

Kaley Wise // September 13, 2016

New legislation that would expand overtime pay for agriculture workers by 2019 was passed Monday, August 29 in California. The bill, introduced by assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, is now being sent to Governor...

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