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Cesar Chavez, the Mexican American labor and civil rights activist, fought valiantly for the rights of laborers, farm workers and the human rights of all. More than four decades after he sparked a labor movement the world of social justice has transformed thanks to the world of social media. As the #Kony2012 and #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaigns have demonstrated, social media and social activism, have collided to create a voice for change and revolution. Given that it was recently Cesar Chavez day, it got us to wondering, what might an icon like Chavez say and discuss with a medium like Twitter at his disposal? Here are a few guesses…

On the Baja, California farm workers’ labor strike

Baja Tweet

On the death of Latino immigrant in Pasco, Washington

Chavez- Pasco Tweet- A

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Jessica Rodriguez

Besides putting pen to paper for ‘LLERO Jessica is a co-founder. She is a seasoned writer, editor and journalist who has successfully peddled her words across media platforms from Urban Latino, Latina and Cosmo Latina, since picking up her professional pen in 1999.

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