César Chávez led the historic non-violent movement for farm worker rights and dedicated himself to building a movement of working people that extended beyond the fields into cities and towns across the nation. César inspired millions to commit to social, economic and civil rights activism. Come celebrate his life and legacy!
A free day of arts performances, speakers, live music, & activism at the Berkeley Farmers' Market
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
3:30 pm-7 pm — farmers’ market hours
Derby St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Convenient public transportation: 5 blocks from the Ashby BART Station,
many buses on MLK and Shattuck, streetparking, wheelchair access
The Berkeley Farmers' Markets proudly accept CalFresh
(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/SNAP) food stamp cards
and WIC farmers’ market nutrition program vouchers.
For More Information: (510) 548-3333;
Performances & Presentations:
Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica — Aztec Dance
Rafael Jesús González — poet, artist, Professor Emeritus
La Peña Chorus — Community Chorus for Peace & Justice
Earth Amplified — 'Green Hip Hop' & Conscious 'Roots-Rap-Reggae'
YeYe — Latin American Afro-Fusion Band weaving Dance, Music, Poetry
Quenepas — Puerto Rican Bomba & Plena Music & Dance Youth Ensemble
Joy Moore — KPFA host, Founder of Farm Fresh Choice, Edible Educator
Farm Fresh Choice, SNAG (Seventh Native American Generation),
Label GMOs Campaign, Food First, Planting Justice,
BAHIA (Bay Area Hispano Institute for Advancement)
In collaboration with Berkeley César Chávez Commemoration Committee
Location: Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Derby Street @ MLK Jr. Way
Wheelchair accessible. 5 blocks from Ashby BART.
Info: visit www.ecologycenter.org or call 510-548-33333