Inspiration: Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta were the co-
founders of the United Farm Workers UFW. I grew up during the
era of the Lettuce and Grape boycotts that Chavez and Huerta
organized. The bravery of these two people to work for justice is
an inspiration. I show them standing side by side as equals,
balancing the world between them. Red veins symbolizing the
blood humanity shares, travels like roots of a plant around the
grapes and lettuce and into the space surrounding our spinning
planet. The UFW United Farmworkers symbol is behind them (the
symbol was drawn by Chavez's brother). They are backed by a
halo/sun embellished with drawings of floral vines etched out of
the metal leaf. Their rallying cry of Si Se Puede (yes you can)
floats above them.
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