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Dignifying Farm Work


Installation to be built at the OC Fair & Event Center aims to get visitors to think more about the origin of their food.

February 27, 2014

 Growing up in Southern California as the son of an aerospace worker, Ricardo Mendoza never had to live the life of a migrant laborer.

 But he had a document framed on the wall at home that connected him to that part of the world.

 That was a letter from Cesar Chavez to Mendoza’s grandfather, who served with the Mexican Consul and worked with the legendary activist to address human rights issues.

Dignifying Farm Work – Daily Pilot




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