Paul F. Chavez, son of Cesar Chavez and president of the Cesar Chavez Foundation, speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike on Saturday, in Delano. The anniversary marks the start of the Delano walkouts at “Forty Acres” near Delano, now a National Historic Landmark. Grape strikers, boycott veterans and delegations of farmworkers organizing and negotiating UFW contracts gathered to commemorate the day.
Paul F. Chavez, son of Cesar Chavez and president of the Cesar Chavez Foundation, speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike on Saturday, in Delano. The anniversary marks the start of the Delano walkouts at “Forty Acres” near Delano, now a National Historic Landmark. Grape strikers, boycott veterans and delegations of farmworkers organizing and negotiating UFW contracts gathered to commemorate the day. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Paul F. Chavez, son of Cesar Chavez and president of the Cesar Chavez Foundation, speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike on Saturday, in Delano. The anniversary marks the start of the Delano walkouts at “Forty Acres” near Delano, now a National Historic Landmark. Grape strikers, boycott veterans and delegations of farmworkers organizing and negotiating UFW contracts gathered to commemorate the day. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Farm workers celebrate anniversary of labor movement in Delano

September 26, 2015 9:34 PM

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