UFWU

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AcronymDefinition
UFWUUnited Farm Workers Union (national labor organization)
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Fresno County sheriff's spokesperson Tony Botti said Huerta, Co-founder of the United Farm Workers union,A was apprehendedA for allegedly failing to disperse after being issued an order to do so.
The Eagle Has Eyes: The FBI Surveillance of Cesar Estrada Chavez of the United Farm Workers Union of America, 1965-1975
When Chavez, the founder of the United Farm Workers union, used the expression "Yes, we can," he meant something entirely different: "Yes, we can" seal the borders.
Larry Itliong and Philip Vera-Cruz were Filipino-American leaders, who helped organize the United Farm workers union in the 1960s.
The man's name was Cesar Chavez and his project was protecting his United Farm Workers union.
"Cesar's Last Fast" is a moving account of the life and spirit of Chavez (1927-93), who, along with Dolores Huerta and others, founded the United Farm Workers union in California in 1962.
Industrial agriculture's exploitation of farm laborers certainly didn't end in the era of the United Farm Workers union (1960s).
Known as La Paz, short for Nuestra Senora Reina de la Paz, or Our Lady Queen of Peace, the site served as national headquarters of the United Farm Workers union, as well as Chavez's home, from the early 1970s until his death in 1993.
The oldest of five children, Nunez-Mchiri was born in Salinas, Calif., hallowed ground for the United Farm Workers union. Migrant workers, disproportionately Latino, help feed the world.
Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers union, says the idea of linking the government's food purchases to a code of conduct for workers makes good sense.
The essays, by authors and scholars of education, communication, and ethnic, Chicano, and religious studies from the US, first offer critical assessments of Chavez's life in the context of the Civil Rights movement and the Chicano Movement; analyze his ideas; then present personal reflections that explore his religiosity, his role as an "everyman," his quest for justice, and the decline of the United Farm Workers union. Excerpts from Peter Matthiessen's Sal Si Puedes: Cesar Chavez and the New American Revolution and John Gregory Dunne's Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike are included.
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