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Human Rights Hero

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado

 
Human Rights Hero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Human Rights Hero Marker
Inscription.  “We have to organize. The best way to make the system work for us is cooperation.”

-- Bernie Valdez (1912-1997)
Co-founder of Latin American Education Foundation and the Latin American Research and Service Agency, and Head of the Colorado Coalition for Dropout Prevention.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 19w.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.646′ N, 104° 59.312′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 17th Street and Tremont Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Help! (a few steps from this marker); “Im Either a Lawyer or Im Not. Dont Drag Being a Woman Into It.” (within shouting distance of this marker); Those Illustrious Browns (within shouting distance of this
Human Rights Hero Marker can be seen in bottom right. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. Human Rights Hero Marker can be seen in bottom right.
marker); Wall Street of the Rockies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Top of the World (about 300 feet away); Menu for the Brown Palace (about 300 feet away); Gridlock (about 300 feet away); The Birth of Denver Mass Transit (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website about the marker. (Submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsEducationHispanic Americans
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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