Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 13, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #25

Student Volunteers Bring New Energy

Injecting the energy and idealism of college students into the farmworker movement made a tremendous impact on the Delano Strikers. In turn, the sacrifice and commitment of the striking farmworkers made a lasting impression on the students. Most volunteers left at the end of the summer but others stayed on for many years. The successful farmworker grape boycott was built by thousands of dedicated and hardworking student volunteers.

Filed under: JON LEWIS PHOTO EXHIBIT — LeRoy @ 1:20 am

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