Remembering the Farmworkers Movement Fifty Years Later

In 1965, the mostly-Filipino American led Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) struck grape fields in Delano, California. The action drew the attention of Cesar Chavez and the National Farm Worker Association (NFWA) that joined the uprising and initiated the modern farm workers movement. In the following years, NFWA and AWOC united under one banner, the […]