FORGOTTEN HERO OF THE FARM WORKERS REVOLUTION
Manong Larry Itliong, is a Filipino American labor organizer. He organized West Coast agricultural workers starting in the 1930s, In 1956 he founded the Filipino Farm Labor Union in California. With the formation in 1967 of UFWOC (United Farm Workers Organizing Committee) Larry Itliong became Assistant Director to Cesar Chavez in the union that would eventually become the UFW. In January, 1970 he was appointed National Boycott Coordinator of the UFWOC. R.I.P., Manong.