Lucia Martinez Interviews Michael Casaus at the Cesar Chavez March and Celebration – Generation Justice
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Lucia Martinez Interviews Michael Casaus at the Cesar Chavez March and Celebration – Generation Justice

Several members of the KUNM Youth Radio Project had the opportunity to interview various people at the Cesar Chavez march. In this particular interview, Lucia Martinez speaks to Michael Casaus, who is the Regional Director of the Sierra Club and the Co-Chair for the Recuerda a Cesar Chavez Committee. The RCCC actually organizes the annual Cesar Chavez day march and celebration and was founded in 1933.

The Brown Berets speak about Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice
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The Brown Berets speak about Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice

At the Cesar Chavez March on the 27th of March 2010 KUNM Youth Radio Project's Lucia Martinez interviews the Brown Beret Organization. Janito Burns the State Commander and Robert Garcia the Field Commander of Sandoval County, talk about what Cesar Chavez means to them and what he did for the Chicano people.

Lesly Ruelas speaks about Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice
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Lesly Ruelas speaks about Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice

KUNM Youth Radio Project's Abby Magnus interviews Lesly Ruelas, the National Vice President for Young Women for LULAC (League of United Latino American Citizens). At the Cesar Chavez March, which took place on March 27th, 2010, Lesly Ruelas speaks about the importance of Cesar Chavez to her and to the community.

How Andres Barboa Celebrates Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice
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How Andres Barboa Celebrates Cesar Chavez – Generation Justice

On Saturday, March 27th, the KUNM Youth Radio Project attended the Cesar Chavez march in the South Valley of New Mexico. KUNM Youth Radio members, interviewed several people in the community who attended the march to find out what Cesar Chavez meant to them. In this video, Abby Magnus interviews fourteen-year-old Andres Barboa and finds out more about his thoughts on Cesar Chavez and his role during the celebration.

Elizabeth Chavez Villarino Speaks at the Cesar Chavez March – Generation Justice
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Elizabeth Chavez Villarino Speaks at the Cesar Chavez March – Generation Justice

On Saturday, March 27th, Elizabeth Chavez Villarino speaks about her father’s legacy outside the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Quoting her father, Elizabeth Chavez states, “You’re never strong enough that you don’t need help,” in order to stress one of Cesar Chavez’ core values: volunteerism. Helping others, in turn, can wind up helping yourself. Cesar Chavez advocated strength in communities through volunteerism and non-violence. He also founded the United Farm Workers, a successful union for the first time in the United States.