Teresa de Jesus Rivera was born in the small town of Delano in California. Her parents came to the U.S. from Sinaloa, Mexico in the 1950′s. Their job? Picking produce in the fields of Delano. Her family went on to make history in the early days of the United Farm Workers movement of the 1960′s.


Photo by Mike Arvizu

Tomorrow, our final interview profiles KCRW’s Raul Campos on KCRW’s Morning Edition. Sonic profiles are gathered inside La Burbuja — our mobile recording booth. The profile of Teresa de Jesus Rivera was produced by Anayansi Diaz-Cortes and Jenny Radelet. Sound design by JC Swiatek.

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