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Marchers say 'Si se puede' on 18th annual César Chávez event
By Elaine Ayala : March 27, 2014 : Updated: March 27, 2014 10:47pm

SAN ANTONIO — Forecasters have predicted only a 10 percent chance of rain Saturday, when thousands of people are expected to join the 18th annual César E. Chávez March for Justice.

Even if it pours, organizers plan to weather temperatures and precipitation.

“We're marching regardless,” said Jaime Martinez, founder and president of the César E. Chávez Legacy and Educational Fund, which co-sponsors the annual march with the City of San Antonio.

As in years past, the march's route will start on the city's West Side at 10 a.m. and end at Alamo Plaza. Organizers said marchers are expected not only from San Antonio and South Texas but several points east, including Washington, D.C., and west, including Albuquerque, N.M.

The march traditionally hosts a member of the Chávez family. This year it's Christine Chávez, granddaughter of the late union leader and civil rights icon, who works as a farmworker coordinator in the U.S. Department Agriculture in Washington ...

More here - http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/religion/article/Marchers-say-Si-se-puede-on-18th-annual-C-sar-5355627.php

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