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Obama Honors Farmworkers Just Months After Administration Jettisoned Key Farmworker Safety Rule

Rena Steinzor | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Rena Steinzor

President Obama honored farmworkers on Monday. But when the administration had the chance to actually take action to make agricultural work for young people safer, it caved to political pressure.

Obama: 'Today We Celebrate Cesar Chavez'

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

KEENE, Calif. — President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez ...

President Obama: Don't Forget Cesar Chavez's Arizona Legacy At Your Oct. 8th National Monument Ceremony

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.04.2012 | Latino Voices
Jeff Biggers

When President Obama travels to Keene, California on Monday, October 8th, to establish the César E. Chávez National Monument, I hope he publicly recalls the Arizona native's towering legacy in civil rights and immigration showdowns in Arizona today.

Obama To Designate Monument

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is designating the California home of labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, a move likely to shore up...