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Viva La Causa

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Economic injustice was at the heart of la causa which lead to the grape strike and boycott in the 1960s. Boycott leaders César Chávez and Dolores Huerta joined thousands of people from across the nation in the struggle for justice for the most exploited people in our country – the workers who put food on the table.

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Runtime: 47 minutes 41 seconds

Digital illustration. Cesar Chavez stands in front of an American flag shaped like the United States. Flag hovers over fields in background. Caption. Worked to improve conditions for farmworkers across the U, S.
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    Celeste B. (Martinsburg, WV)
    March 4th, 2020 at 08:01 AM

    This is a valuable resource to teach units on unionizing, protesting and Hispanic American struggle.