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Why is there a baby formula shortage?; Latino community honors Cesar Chavez; Lin Manuel Miranda reacts to Arizona off-Broadway musical

A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history. Here's the reason baby formula like Enfamil and Similac is in short supply and why homemade formula and non-human milk substitutions are bad options. On May 11, 1972, Cesar Chavez started a 24-day fast in Santa Rita...
PHOENIX, AZ
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CPLC honors Cesar Chavez on 50th anniversary of historic Phoenix fast for farmworker rights

Lee en español Members of the Latino community gathered Friday at the Santa Rita Hall in Phoenix to commemorate Cesar Chavez and his plight on the 50th anniversary of his 24-day fast to protect the rights of farmworkers in Arizona.  The hall, which 50 years ago had become the headquarters of the United Farm Workers, an organization formed by Chavez in 1962,...
PHOENIX, AZ
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Almost 60 Years Later, Cesar Chavez Continues His Fight

For nearly 60 years, farmworkers around the country have celebrated the legacy and momentous actions of Cesar Chavez. In 1965, Chavez began his first steps toward changing the lives of farmworkers. That year, he was asked by Filipino farmworkers to support their strike demanding a pay raise. The Filipinos were mostly involved in the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), led by Larry Itliong, whereas Mexican-American and Mexican farmworkers had formed the National Farm Workers of America (NFWA), led by Chavez and Dolores Huerta.
FRESNO, CA
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Cesar Chavez honored at Porterville College event

Porterville College's Cultural and Historical Awareness Program, CHAP, honored the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez on Thursday, with guest speakers Andres Chavez, Cesar’s grandson, and Reyna Rodriguez, public relations specialist from Proteus Inc. The Cesar Chavez Legacy Continues, was created in partnership between The Porterville College Dreamer's Success...
PORTERVILLE, CA
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Cesar Chavez to be honored today at PC

Porterville College will hold an event celebrating the legacy of Cesar Chavez today. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the PC campus quad. The event is free and all are welcome. Refreshments will be available and there will also be free tacos, rice and beans.
PORTERVILLE, CA
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Cesar Chavez, the Farmworker Movement, and the Legacy of Ghandi’s Commitment to Nonviolent Activism

On Thursday, March 31, 2022, Bakersfield College hosted the last in a series of webinars focused on the Jess Nieto memorial, titled “Cesar Chavez, the Farmworker Movement, and the Legacy of Ghandi’s Commitment to Nonviolent Activism.” The webinar focused around a short film directed by Juan Rodriguez Jr. with BC students helping out with the film.
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San Jose’s Cesar Chavez school shifts focus to early learning

For some East San Jose elementary students, next year will mean moving to another nearby school. The Alum Rock Union School District board of trustees voted unanimously on Thursday to turn Cesar Chavez Elementary School into an early learning center for children in preschool through kindergarten next year. Students in grades 1-5 will have to... The post San Jose’s Cesar Chavez school shifts focus to early learning appeared first on San José Spotlight.
SAN JOSE, CA
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Senator Sinema co-sponsors resolution to honor César Chávez

WASHINGTON (KYMA, KECY) - Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) is co-sponsoring a resolution to honor local civil rights leader César Chávez. “César Chávez began his legacy of service in Yuma and spent his life championing everyday families and fighting for worker’s rights across the United States. Our resolution celebrates his incredible accomplishments,” expressed Sen. Sinema.
YUMA, AZ