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Colorado State University will join the Fort Collins community to host a weeklong celebration honoring Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez beginning Thursday. The theme of this years celebration is Human Dignity and Spirit through Resistance,
Calif- Two California farm supervisors have been charged in the heat related death of a pregnant teenager in Stockton. The two supervisors will avoid jail time after reaching a plea deal. Prosecutors say 17 year old Maria Isabel Vasquez Jimenez died
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 New America Media Sheer desperation forced Jose Hidalgo to join a class-action lawsuit filed last week in Alameda County Superior Court, challenging Cali-fornia's approval of the cancer-causing strawberry fumigant, methyl iodide.
The Southern California photographer captured a transgender gospel choir in San Francisco and Zen Buddhists in San Quentin State Prison, among other marginalized groups, to see how they find faith and sanctuary in a small community...And in New York'
It's still Western Ave., but honors Chvez New city policy allows signs for late civil rights leader. This week, signs will go up along a part of Western Avenue honoring a man who filled his life with fasts, boycotts, strikes and pilgrimages...Chvez
Now Latinos rally around no one unifying figure because we are an increasingly diverse population choosing our own leaders, Hispanic or not...Like virtually all Mexican-American households in the late 1960s and early 1970s, my entire family observed
But California's Latino Legislative Caucus expects it to become law next year when Gov.-elect Jerry Brown takes office. In its current form, the bill would let undocumented college students apply for financial aid from a pool of money that is private
Its history is made visible by the monumental buildings and decades of prestige. But no time in USF history may be as notable than that of the 1960s, when the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, and the assassinations of President John F...In the
Department of Interior to study lands important in the life of Cesar Chavez for possible inclusion into the National Park System. Currently there is no single unit of the National Park System dedicated to Latinos. Chavezs work to protect health, the
Dozens of farm workers and supporters formed a human billboard line at San Francisco City Hall Thursday to urge Latino voters to participate in the November 2 election. Latino participation may make the critical difference in the California