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Conditions of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers in Michigan, 2009
May 13, 2010 - 4:00:29 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission voted to adopt a report examining the conditions faced by migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Michigan. The report is the result of a 2009 investigation which included testimony from farmworkers and other interested parties.

The Report along with Recommendations and an Executive Summary are available on the Department's website.

Recent Acquisitions Winter 2010-1
May 13, 2010 - 3:56:06 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.

Recent Additions to the

Cesar E. Chavez Collection

MSU Library

Winter 2010-1·


Redfield, Robert, Patricia Arias, and Jorge Durand. Mexicanos En Chicago : Diario De Campo De Robert Redfield, 1924-1925. Migración. 1. ed. [Guadalajara, Mexico]

[Lagos de Moreno, Mexico]; [San Luis Potosí, Mexico]; México: Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades de la Universidad de Guadalajara ; Centro Universitario de los Lagos de la Universidad de Guadalajara ; Editorial Colegio de San Luis ; Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en...

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Recent Acquisitions Spring 2010-1
May 13, 2010 - 3:55:15 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: New Books, etc.

Recent Additions to the

Cesar E. Chavez Collection


Select titles from the Latino Collection

In the Special Collections Library

At the Michigan State University Libraries

Spring 2010-1

Civil Rights

Orozco, Cynthia. No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed : The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. 1st ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009

E184.M5 O775 2009

Mexican Americans Civil rights History 20th century.

League of United Latin American Citizens History.

Order of Sons of America History....

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Cesar E. Chavez
May 13, 2010 - 3:52:19 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

Cesar Chavez Day is on Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

and commemorates the life of César Estrada Chávez. It serves as a tribute to his commitment to social justice and respect for human dignity.


Dolores Huetra, co-founder of the UFW and president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation will speak on Wednesday, March 31, in the Cook-DeWitt Center following the annual Cesar Chavez silent march.

For additional information see: http://www1.gvsu.edu/gvnow/index.htm?articleId=1F81B22F-A455-D166-57792D...


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How do I find information about Cesar E. Chavez at the MSU Libraries?
May 13, 2010 - 3:51:33 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Resources

The MSU Libraries has a large amount of material about Cesar E. Chavez and his work with the United Farm Workers union in various formats. It acquires books, photographs, microfilm, posters, newsclippings, audio, video and online data as well as databases with access to online articles, speeches, etc. that pertain to Chavez and his work.

Most university online catalogs provide access to information about Cesar E. Chavez by using the same search terms. For the following search types, use the suggested sequence of words:

By Chavez or Chavez as Co-author:

Author search...

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May 13, 2010 - 3:50:32 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Cesar E. Chavez Events

The UFW commemorates the 17th year of Chavez's passing by taking action for Giumarra workers with a fast.

Arizona: This Is What Apartheid Looks Like
May 13, 2010 - 3:43:11 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Immigration

The fight for Arizona by Professor Roberto Rodriguez, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona.

REFORMA: Librarian’s Toolkit for Responding Effectively To Anti-Immigrant Sentiment
May 13, 2010 - 3:42:40 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Immigration

“One thing to remember is that just because we have a law doesn't mean it's the right thing to do. Historically we have had many laws (Jim Crow, etc.) that have legislated the wrong thing.....This is the response we should be giving to those who are saying they aren't against immigrants, they're just against them breaking the law. We should remember that except for Native Americans, we are a nation of immigrants.”

Arizona Policeman Files Suit Over Immigration Law Against Gov. Brewer
May 13, 2010 - 3:42:22 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Immigration

Read suit text here.

Ethnic Studies classes and Teachers with Accents Banned in Arizona
May 13, 2010 - 3:42:05 am (America/Detroit)
Categories: Immigration

Arizona anti-undocumented immigrant legislation moves into the classroom and becomes anti-immigrant.


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