Cesar Chavez

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"UFW boycotts in Kalamazoo, Michigan"

While attending Western Michigan University, several members of the Chicano Student Movement (CSM) student organization were engaged in secondary boycott demonstrations at the local Meijer and A & P stores under the guidance of David Martinez. University students Edelmiro Dominguez, Arturo Pena and Luis Garza were the co-chairs of this effort and were joined by local former farmworkers, Manuel Perez Garza, Jose Escamilla, Jose and Rosa Zuniga, and several local youth.
Mr. Ricardo Chavez later visited the WMU campus where a fundraiser dance was organized and sponsored by the CSM, raising over $350 for the UFW boycott efforts.
These activities occurred in 1973 and 1974.