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House Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2008 :: 0:19:24 to 0:21:16
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Joe Baca

0:13:53 to 0:19:24( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Baca

Joe Baca

0:19:08 to 0:19:24( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Baca: of others. we will keep his legacy alive. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from california,

Hilda L. Solis

0:19:24 to 0:19:39( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: ms. solis, for two minutes. ms. solis: i thank i the speaker. i am very privileged this morning to pay special tribute in honor to a legacy, the legacy of cesar chavez. chavez dedicated his life

Hilda L. Solis

0:19:24 to 0:21:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hilda L. Solis

Hilda L. Solis

0:19:39 to 0:19:51( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: to champion the rights of farm laborers and all working people. he did it through nonviolence. recently i returned from a trip with the speaker to india where i visited a memorial to mahatma

Hilda L. Solis

0:19:51 to 0:20:03( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: gandhi and i thought about that moment thinking about the nonviolence also expressed by cesar chavez in his movement to fight for dignity and respect, for poor people, for people being oppressed. like

Hilda L. Solis

0:20:03 to 0:20:15( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: gandhi chavez believed that nonviolence is one of the most powerful tools to achieve change, including social and economic justice. chavez was a follower also of martin luther king jr., believing

Hilda L. Solis

0:20:15 to 0:20:29( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: in the power of prayer and irituality. i have been inspired by the works of cesar chavez and also by the co-founder of the united farm workers, and with that had introduced a resolution in this

Hilda L. Solis

0:20:29 to 0:20:44( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: house to pay tribute to dolores juarta. yet to this day we have not been able to bring that resolution up. and i wonder why? i ask the question why can't this house also pay tribute to a

Hilda L. Solis

0:20:44 to 0:20:55( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: strong leader, a female who represents the workers? also with that in mind i introduced legislation, cesar chavez study act, h.r. 359, that did pass out of this house that would for the first

Hilda L. Solis

0:20:55 to 0:21:04( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: time authorize the department of interior to study s public lands important to the life and history of cesar chavez through the national park service. right now that bill has made its way out

Hilda L. Solis

0:21:04 to 0:21:16( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: of the house and is over at the senate and i would ask that the senate members there take action on the bill as soon as possible. we should be grateful and never forget the accomplishments and

Raúl M. Grijalva

0:21:16 to 0:21:28( Edit History Discussion )

Raúl M. Grijalva: achievements of cesar chavez to improve civil rights for every single american and those individuals who work and toil in the fields. let us not forget the fruits and vegetables that we received

0:21:16 to 0:24:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Raúl M. Grijalva

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