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Happy Cesar Chavez Day! 10 Best Quotes from the Civil Rights Leader

MEDA is intricately tied to Cesar Chavez. The mission of MEDA emulates that of the great leader, plus Plaza Adelante is just a few blocks from the Mission District’s Cesar Chavez Street, Also, one of the four Mission Promise Neighborhood schools is aptly named Cesar Chavez Elementary. As we take time out to commemorate the life of…

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Latino Civil Rights

Photo: Sarah Brooke Lyons MLK’s legacy in the Latino community As we take time this long weekend to ponder the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr., it is important to note that the civil rights leader was fighting for justice for all Americans. That includes Latinos. King’s values were consistent with MEDA’s core values, especially…

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