His work in the sanctuary movement during the civil wars in Central America during the 1980s makes Claretian Fr. Luis Olivares more than worthy of recognition.
Young Voices: Jesus and the early disciples are an incredible reminder that you can experience a situation of utter despair and turn it into something transformative.
I'm writing this blog on March 31, the birthday of Cesar Chavez, the best-known Latino figure in American history. He accomplished what had never before been done: successfully organized farm workers, mostly Latino, Filipino, and African-American.
Here in California, this day is a state holiday for Chavez, though no schools or public offices are closed. In the public schools, teachers are supposed to take some time to discuss with their students the legacy of Chavez, but most do not. So what is that legacy?
Review: "Cesar's Last Fast" is a moving account of the life and spirit of Cesar Chavez, unbelievably powerful documentary to watch and understand.
NCR Today: Today is Cesar Chavez's birthday, which this year will be celebrated by the first feature-length film on the farmworker and all he accomplished.