MEChA de UW members protest outside of the University District Safeway in support of the United Farm Workers’ grape boycott in 1974
With family and friends often working in
agriculture, Chicana/o students were concerned about the rights
of farm workers.
the United Farm Workers’ grape boycott, in 1969 Chicanos
and other students waged a successful campaign to convince
the UW to stop purchasing grapes from non-union growers.
Next the campaign focused on Safeway and other grocery