Cesar Chavez Day, Social Justice

Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

César Chávez on the cover of Time Magazine in 1969 César Chávez was an Arizonian, WWII Veteran, father, husband, organizer, and leader. His legacy as a leader among farm workers' unions is honored on March 31st. The Spanish phrase: "Si Se Puede" (Yes, You Can), coined by Dolores Huerta, became the rallying cry for César… Continue reading Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

Family, Latino culture

A to Z Challenge: U is for Uvas

The Spanish word uvas means grapes. When I think of grapes many memories come to mind. My mother's family were migrant workers; her father a foreman. They followed the crops from Pomona, California to Fresno and all the little towns in between in the great California Central Valley. Picking fruit, nuts, and citrus in 90-degree… Continue reading A to Z Challenge: U is for Uvas