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Children took part in strikes and nonviolent resistance movement along side of their parents. As a result of children's involvement in the boycotts and strikes, they created a school focused on the strike and educating children about the labor movement. Parents acknowledged that farm worker children faced discrimination and prejudices attending schools that were managed by individuals who did not comprehend their struggle. Do to ill treatment towards their children experienced they strived to create a school where their children would be able to receive proper education and treatment. Moreover, the writers also disclosed that in 1969 about 11,273 children were found working in the field under inhuman conditions.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"School Strikes: Tries New Techniques & Child Labor: Huelgas en las Escuelas: Nueva Técnicas y Trabajo Infantil" (1970). Subjects. 105.