Delano names new city park for Filipino civil rights icon Larry Itliong

Larry Itliong was a Filipino immigrant who came to the Central Valley to work in the agricultural fields. In September of 1965, Itliong led a group of Filipino grape workers to strike. He was joined 8 days later by Dolores Huerta, Cesar Chavez, and the National Farmworkers Association. Together, they fought for better wages and working conditions.