Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Ceasar Estrada Chavez
March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993
— USC — University of Southern California —
“The end of all education should surely be service to others” • “El próposito de toda educacíon verdaderamente deberia servir a otros”
Location. 34° 1.3′ N, 118° 17.119′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Hellman Way west of Trousdale Parkway. It is between the Bovard Administration Building and the Norris Cinema Theatre. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Musical Traditions (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of USC (within shouting distance of this marker); First Meeting of the USC Board of Trustees (within shouting distance of this marker); A Changing Campus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campus Life (about 300 feet away); An International University (about 300 feet away); The Trojan Column A Gathering Place (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry. Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers’ struggle a moral cause with nationwide support. By the late 1970s, his tactics had forced growers to recognize the UFW as the bargaining agent for 50,000 field workers in California and Florida. (Submitted on February 23, 2019.)
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