Keene http://kvpr.org en Obama Visits Keene to Dedicate Chavez Monument http://kvpr.org/post/obama-visits-keene-dedicate-chavez-monument <p></p><p>President Obama made his first visit to Central California today, as he dedicated the Cesar Chavez National Monument in the Tehachapi mountain community of Keene. The site served as headquarters for Chavez and the United Farm Workers Union for decades.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">The President told a crowd of over 6,000 people that Chavez was a hero for all Americans in his fight for justice, and the site, called&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; "><em>Nuestra Senora Reina de la Paz</em> (Our Lady Queen of Peace)</span>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<em>La Paz</em>, is a tribute to his legacy.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:45:14 +0000 Joe Moore 5134 at http://kvpr.org Obama Visits Keene to Dedicate Chavez Monument