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Remembering the Forgotten Heroes of the UFW

March 17, 2014


"Forgotten Heroes of the UFW: Larry Itliong and Filipino Farm Labor Organizers" will be presented March 17 at Cal State Fullerton. The talk is free and open to the public.


Johnny Itliong, son of UFW co-director Larry Itliong, will discuss the legacy of his father and other Filipino farmworkers and organizers of the Delano grape strike and boycott in 1965.


Monday, March 17
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.


Cal State Fullerton, Pollak Library, Room 130
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831


$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online


The program is sponsored by Cal State Fullerton's Asian American Studies Program, Chicana and Chicano Studies Department, Asian Pacific American and Chicana and Chicano resource centers and the Pilipino American Student Association.

More Info:

Carolina Ojeda-Kimbrough, lecturer in Asian-American Studies, 657-278-2006 

Media Contact:

Pamela McLaren

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