La Opinión writes about Cesar’s Last Fast – Article en Español

October 5th, 2011 @

La Opinion has published a wonderful article about Cesar’s Last Fast and tomorrow’s screening. Share the article and spread the word. “Este miércoles, 6 de octubre, el Sundance Institute presenta un avance de escenas selectas del nuevo documental Cesar’s Last Fast, producido por Richard Ray Pérez y Molly O’Brien. El escenario de la presentación es el Hammer Museum de Los […]

Thank you.

September 29th, 2011 @

  Wow. It’s about all we can say. WOW. 52 backers and close to $7,200 in just four days. Thank you so much! The overwhelming response to our Kickstarter campaign reaffirms our faith that this film is meaningful to people, that the spirit and legacy of Cesar Chavez is a story that needs to be […]

USC study finds pesticide-prostate cancer link

August 31st, 2011 @

‎23 Years ago this month Cesar Chavez ended a 36-day fast, an spiritual endeavor to ask himself what more can you do to stop the harmful effects pesticides were having on farm workers, their children and their communities. Sadly this problem has not gone away. Stay tuned in the comings as we continue to build […]

Latino Producer’s Academy

August 20th, 2011 @

Wednesday I arrived in Santa Fe, NM to attend the Latino Producers Academy, and program of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP). For 10 days I’ll be working with editor Hashem Selph and a talented pool of mentors and advisors, working on advancing our film to the next step by fine tuning scenes […]

Richard Chavez’s Last Goodbye

August 4th, 2011 @

Richard Chavez will be missed. The world was blessed to have had him. He helped improve the lives of tens of thousands of farm workers.

Fewer and Smaller Heat Fines from Cal-OSHA as Deaths Rise

August 2nd, 2011 @

Officials suspect five California workers have died from heat related causes—such as heat stroke—since the beginning of the summer. This comes as regulators are issuing lower fines for employers that violate heat regulations. [Read More]  

Richard Chavez

July 27th, 2011 @

Today we are saddened by the passing of Richard Chavez, Cesar Chavez’s younger brother. In the early 1960s Richard abandoned his career as a journeyman carpenter to join Cesar and Dolores Huerta in helping build the organization that was to become the United Farmworkers of America. Richard dedicated more than three decades of his life […]

We have great news to share…

July 1st, 2011 @

Sundance Institute Selects Cesar’s Last Fast for 2011 Documentary Composer Lab! Rick Perez Director/Producer

Tell CA Gov. Jerry Brown to protect farm workers

June 3rd, 2011 @

The Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act is one signature away from becoming law in California. This law would allow farm workers to vote for union representation by submitting a petition to state officials instead of voting at the work site where employers discourage and intimidate farm workers form joining a union. Please join today’s […]

Cultivating our “Milpa” in the new media landscape

April 21st, 2011 @

Check out my blog entry on MarionWire, a new online publication on HuffPo. In it I make the case for why Latinos need to establish systems to fund our own documentary media: This past weekend I attended the12th annual Conference for the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), a national membership organization that addresses […]

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