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Farmworker Awareness Week Events in Oregon

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On March 28, farm workers and their supporters held a “Gran Marcha” for justice in Hermiston, Oregon, organized by the United Farm Workers union. (see photo)

And on Tuesday, March 31st,in Oregon:
A Governor’s Proclamation honoring Farm Worker Awareness Week was presented at a noontime rally honoring César Chávez on his birthday, March 31, on the steps of the state capitol in Salem.

The Multnomah County Commissioners presented their own proclamation honoring Farm Worker Awareness Week and César Chávez at the County Building in Portland.

The Portland State University MeCHA(Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán)group sponsored a march for farm worker justice.

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