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No. 156


A Call to Action
A. Govea
Week Ending Feburary 17th

LULAC Council 4568, along with LULAC District 21 is asking all Fort Worth residents to join us in our campaign to recognize Cesar Chavez one of the most preeminent figures in the struggle for human rights in our country. His work in organizing farm workers in their struggle for livable wages and humane working conditions earned him posthumously the Medal of Freedom from President Bill Clinton. In addition, the U.S. Postal Service has dedicated a stamp in his image, a naval ship has been named in his honor as well as he was also a Navy veteran. Throughout the Southwest and beyond you will find parks, schools and streets named in his honor. Here in Fort Worth we have an Elementary school named in his honor as well as a county holiday, however no street. Many have tried for years to correct this stark omission of not having a street named in his honor, however it has escaped us. In this time of division in our country and some may say in our city let us unite to honor a humble man of peace whose mission was give voice to those that had none. We are asking that you join us in celebrating this exemplary Mexican American Hero by joining our noble mission.  Please show your support by placing your name along with the 100s that already have in the spirit of Cesar Chavez and say to the city council of Fort Worth Si Se Puede, Yes, We Can, The Time is Now! (Proposed change will be1-35-28th Street exit to North Main Street) Physical Petition sites are at the locations listed below.

Arts Tire and Wheel 2800 E. Belknap St. Fort Worth Texas ,76111
El Cangrejo Resturant and Bar 730 North Sylvania Ave Fort Worth Texas, 76111
Famous Barber Shop 2410 N.E. 28TH Street Fort Worth, 76106
Speedway Motors 1605 N.E. 28TH Street Fort Worth Texas, 76106
Diamond Hill Auto Repair 3519 Decatur Ave Fort Worth, Texas 76106

For more information or to volunteer to host a petition site or as a canvasser for this project please contact Alberto Govea at or call 817-797-4015



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