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7th Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Banquet

  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church 224 North East Avenue Fayetteville, AR 72764 (map)

The NWA Workers' Justice Center invites you to join us for an evening of honoring those who struggle for justice, reflecting on labor history and highlighting key leaders in today's labor movement. 

Keynote Speaker - Ramon Torres is the President and co-founder of Familias Unidas por La Justicia (FUJ); FUJ is an independent farm-worker union of indigenous families located in Burlington, WA representing over 500 Triqui, Mixteco, and Spanish speaking workers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm. FUJ is the third independent farm-worker union formed in WA in 30 years and the first union led by indigenous workers.

Award Community Leaders
The following award recipients will be honored for their important community work and commitment to uplifting immigrant workers.

Arts & Culture Community Leaders:
- Araceli Lopez, Founding Director of Latin Art Organization of Arkansas
- Erika Wilhite, Executive Director of Artist’s Laboratory Theatre

Faith Leader:
Alejandro Rojas, Missionary- Lider-Pastor at CENTI Internacional

Individual Tickets: $50
Student: $20

To purchase tickets with cash or check or reserve a table, contact Cynthia at 479-750-8015 or cynthia@nwawjc.org. This event tends to sell out so get yours now!