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Park Service proposal would honor Cesar Chavez with new regional park

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WASHINGTON — The life and times of United Farm Workers’ co-founder Cesar Chavez should be honored with a new multistate national historical park that stretches from Arizona to California’s San Joaquin Valley, the National Park Service recommended Thursday.

After studying some 100 potential sites important in the U.S. farm labor movement, officials pinpointed four in California and one in Arizona. The proposed national historical park would include the existing Cesar E. Chavez National Monument in Keene, Calif., which was previously established by President Barack Obama.

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