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larry itliong and the filipino farm labor movement

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The significant role of Filipino labor leaders, including Larry Itliong, Pete Velasco and others, has been all but erased from history, including in the recent Hollywood film ” Cesar Chavez”. Yet Filipino workers were in fact critically involved in the early development of the formation of the United Farm Workers (UFW).

This public forum sets the record straight. It took place on July 13, 2014 at the Manilatown Center, the historic site of the International Hotel, in San Francisco, California, as part of the annual Labor Fest (

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