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BERT CORONA DAY DECLARED. Los Angeles declared May 29, Bert Corona Day, urging all residents to celebrate Bert Corona's life and contributions by engaging in service, events, and actions representative of his legacy on his birthday. The late Corona is a civil rights pioneer and a founder of the modern-day immigrant rights movement. A disciple of Corona comments on his legacy.
Guest: Nativo Lopez, president of the Mexican American Political Association, Executive director, Hermandad Mexicana Latinoamericana, Los Angeles.
ALSO, U.S. LABOR UNION REACHES OUT TO LATIN AMERICA. The Services International Employees Union is holding its international convention in Puerto Rico, in a development announced as a first and as a step to help organize workers from the whole continent. Union organizers are seeking alliances with their counterparts in Latin America in an effort to deal with global poverty and growing migration.