San Fernando in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
César Chávez Memorial
— March 31, 1927 - April 23, 1993 —
So I will know my people’s plight.”
“Free me to pray for others
For you are present in every person.”
“Help me take responsibility for my own life
So that I can be free at last.”
“Grant me courage to serve others
For in service there is true life.”
“Give me honesty and patience
So that I can work with other workers.”
“Bring forth song and celebration.
So that the Spirit will be alive among us.”
“Let the Spirit flourish and grow
So that we will never tire of the struggle.”
“Let us remember those who have died for justice
For they have given us life.”
"Help us love even those who hate us.
So we can change the world.”
Concept, design and art by
Ignacio Gomez 2004
Imelda Gomez, Jesus Moreno, Felix Perez,
Ron Kriss, Sergio Hernandez, Steve Santillan,
August Santistevan, Pete Graziano
Deanna Gomez, Greg Gomez, Elysa Gomez, Chris Garcia
Erected 2008 by City of San Fernando.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Civil Rights • Hispanic Americans • Labor Unions.
Location. 34° 16.801′ N, 118° 26.217′ W. Marker is in San Fernando, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolfskill Street and Truman Street, on the right when traveling east on Wolfskill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Fernando CA 91340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casa de Lopez (approx. 0.4 miles away); Father Junipero Serra / Fray Junipero Serra (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rogerio Rocha (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mission Dam (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mission Wells (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mission San Fernando Rey de Espańa (approx. 1˝ miles away); San Fernando Mission (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M. (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Fernando.
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Cesar E. Chavez National Monument: Keene, Kern County, California. (Submitted on May 10, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. United Farm Workers: Delano Grape Strike. (Submitted on May 11, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Another Story - Filipino Farmworkers and the United Farm Worker Union Movement. The Delano Filipino Community Center is recognized as one of the organizing centers of the UFW Struggle. (Submitted on November 23, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 911 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on May 14, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4. submitted on May 12, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 5. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6. submitted on May 12, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on November 23, 2014, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.