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Thousands gather in downtown San Antonio for Cesar Chavez March

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Jennifer Gonzalez
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San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg helps to lead the Cesar Chavez March in Downtown San Antonio

The Cesar Chavez March drew thousands of people Saturday in downtown San Antonio. The event kicked off at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.

The march brought together a large crowd of people to walk in honor of the legacy of Cesar Chavez, the humanitarian and civil rights leader who worked tirelessly for Latinos and working families.

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A truck carrying fruit at the Cesar Chavez march

While many were in support of Chavez’s work, many groups were in support of other issues close to them.

This year, to show unity and support of Ukraine, a special presentation and dove release was held at the main stage by Ukrainian San Antonio.

Cesar Chavez fought for better conditions and pay for farm workers and with Dolores Huerta, established the National Farm Workers Association.

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