An analysis of si se puede by cesar e chavez
Si nos puede
That is why we chose an Aztec eagle. Almost none of the workers breathing it will have a union contract, few will be here legally, and the deals they strike with growers will hinge on only one factor: how many other desperate people need work. He rejected each option: clerk, playground supervisor, intermediate social worker with a second language. If a leader cannot give it all he cannot expect his people to give anything. We can win and keep our own self-respect and build a great union that will secure the spirit of all people if we do it through a re-dedication and re-commitment to the struggle for justice through non-violence. The schools are a misery, and the once-famous parks are so crowded on weekends that you might as well not go, unless you arrive at first light to stake your claim. In his most enduring legacy, Chavez gave people a sense of their own power. The Madness of Cesar Chavez A new biography of the icon shows that saints should be judged guilty until proved innocent. People began turning inward. That historic grape boycott eventually ended with a rousing success: three-year union contracts binding the Delano growers and the farmworkers. We must join the struggle for what is right and just. The more dramatic organization does catch attention quicker.
If a leader cannot give it all he cannot expect his people to give anything. Somehow, the guys in power have to be reached by counterpower, or through a change in their hearts and minds, or change will not come. If we can even the score a little for the workers then we are doing something.
Si si puede translation
We know really there is nowhere else to go and although we would like to see victory come soon we are willing to wait. The cars all ran, the campus was immaculate, the organization never struggled for money. We have suffered. We know that most likely we are not going to do anything else in the rest of our life except this. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. Yes, we can stand up against exploitation. We have seen it and we have studied and we have cherished the idea of unionism. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. They have given me more love and hope and strength than they will ever know. Somewhere along the way, she had met Cesar Chavez, or at least attended a rally where he had spoken, and that was it. Community organizer was not part of the American lexicon in April What they have not paid us in wages, better working conditions, and new contracts, they have paid us in self-respect and human dignity. But the truth is that I went through a lot of hell, and a lot of people did.
Here in California, Chavez has reached civic sainthood. I took this news personally. Somewhere along the way, she had met Cesar Chavez, or at least attended a rally where he had spoken, and that was it.
It is the patience to win. So long as we are willing to sacrifice for that cause, so long as we persist in non-violence and work to spread the message of our struggle, then millions of people around the world will respond from their heart, will support our efforts…and in the end we will overcome.
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