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Cesar Chavez believed his greatest accomplishment was the formation of the United Farm Workers Union. His non-violent actions of marches, boycotts, and fasts brought social justice and civil rights to the poor and disenfranchised in our society. His life was an inspiration to millions of people. The form of the sculpture and the lighting programs are conceptually linked to his sacrifice and hard won accomplishments. The sculpture is a literal and symbolic beacon that not only depicts Cesar
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