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United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez speaks to an enthusiastic crowd in Los Angeles, Nov. 3, 1976 as election results showed a defeat for Proposition 14, the controversial farm labor initiative sponsored by Chavez.
San Diego will honor late farm workers' advocate and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez today with a parade and celebration in the city.
The Cesar E. Chavez Parade begins in Sherman Heights, makes its way through Logan Heights and ends in downtown Barrio Logan.
Community activist, educator and civil rights leader Gracia Molina De Pick will serve as grand marshal of the parade. The event will culminate with a community festival featuring music, entertainment and information on worker rights, immigration, health and education in Barrio Logan.
Parade & Community Festival
March 28, 2009 at 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Route will begin in Sherman Heights (25th & J St.) proceed south onto Cesar Chavez Pkwy, turn left on Irving Ave., then right onto Sampson St., ending on Logan Ave., at the heart of Historic Downtown Logan Heights.
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