Special Event

Viva La Causa

Viva la Causa: The Story of a Great Movement for Social Justice Led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta.

Viva La Causa tells the story of a seminal event in the struggle for human rights: the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta. The film will be introduced by Peter Baird, reporter from 1972-74 for "El Malcriado," the UFW newspaper. After the film, a panel moderated by Dr. Duane Campbell, CSUS Professor Emeritus, will discuss the film and its connections to history, labor, education, women's rights, and current social justice work.

Panelists include:

  • Marc Grossman, César Chávez's long-time press secretary and current UFW spokesperson
  • Dolores Delgado Campbell, Professor of History, American River College
  • Manuel Barajas, Associate Professor of Sociology, CSUS
  • Maggie Beddow, Assistant Professor of Bilingual Multicultural Education, CSUS

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Hinde Auditorium, University Union