PODER to host Cesar Chavez March this weekend

27 03 2009

I just found out that PODER is hosting their annual Cesar E. Chavez “Si Se Puede!” March and Rally this Saturday. So bring out your ganas, huelgas & Yes We Cans!

From the PODER website….

Cesar E. Chavez “Si Se Puede!” March and Rallycesar

Cesar E. Chavez is one of the most important leaders of the 20th century. His legacy of workers rights, civil rights, environmental justice, equality for all, peace, non-violence, children and women’s rights, deserves
national recognition.

Cesar Chavez inspired millions of people across the country of all races and nationalities to engage in social & economic justice for farm workers. His life work to empower the poor & disenfranchised is a model for all.

Saturday, March 28th
9:30 am – Assembly and Opening Blessing @ Pan Am Rec Center – 2100 E. 3rd St., 78702

10 am – March begins –  Ends at the Mexican-American Cultural Center – 600 River Street, 78701

11 am – 1 pm – Speakers, Poetry, Music and Dance at Mexican American Culture Center

SPONSORED BY: People Organized in Defense of Earth and Her Resources
(PODER), Young Scholars for Justice, Alma de Mujer, MACC, Southwest Key, UT MEChA, La Nueva Raza, Grassroots Leadership, ACLU of Central TX, ATX National Hip Hop Political Convention, El Jardín Alegre, Theatre Action Project, Resistencia Book Store, Austin Voices for Education and Youth, Urban Roots, Fair Food Austin, Sustainable Food Center, St. Edwards Ballet Floklorico and Capoeira da Rua.

For more information contact PODER at 512.472.9921 or poder.austin@gmail.com.




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