Cesar Chavez Day Programming-Fri., March 30
Community Radio Station KXCI 91.3 FM Tucson explores the legacy of Cesar Chavez beginning at on Friday, March 30, the day before what would have been his 80th birthday.
We’ll feature interviews with local educators, community leaders and activists as well as historical segments from TUSD students. These spoken word spots will be interspersed through a border blend of music that will include selections from the United Farm Workers’ movement, soulful sounds of that turbulent time period and contemporary socially relevant songs.
Bob Diaz, host of KXCI's "Chicano Connections" will get the music going at Music mixer Danny Meza continues from DJ Javier, host of "Sabor del Barrio" will make a special appearance from
Cesar Chavez was a 2nd generation American who was born and died in
Producer Amanda Shauger explained, "It has been personally rewarding for me to work on this project and to meet people who were touched by Cesar Chavez. Last year’s immigration rallies throughout the country and locally and the continued debate on immigration reform make this broadcast even more compelling and timely."
Additional information about Cesar E. Chavez and local events is available at http://www.azcesarchavezcoalition.com/index.html
For an interview or questions about this announcement, please contact KXCI's special programming producer, Amanda Shauger: