Philip Vera Cruz - updates

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Remembering the Delano grape strike

Oct 03, 2015 - 6:22 PM

A central piece to that story is the pivotal role Filipinos played in sparking the Delano Grape Strike of 1965 Larry Itliong played a critical role in that transformative evening 50 years ago

California declares holiday for Fil-Am labor leader

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:15 PM

California declares October 25 Larry Itliong Day – to remember and celebrate the Fil Am s life and contributions to the labor movement in the state

New 'Cesar Chavez' film omits Filipino farm leaders from story

Apr 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Filipino American National Historical Society FANHS criticizes the omission of Fil Am contributions to the farm labor movement

Alex Esclamado: The invisible giant

Sep 28, 2013 - 7:03 PM

Despite Filipinos being the largest Asian American ethnic group in California there s still hardly anything said about them in public schools