"A park, a school, a street - something in Stockton should be named for Larry Itliong, the forgotten Filipino leader." - Michael Fitzgerald, The Record.
San Diego has a bridge named after him. Los Angeles has an affordable housing project named after him. Union City has a school named after him. Gov. Jerry Brown just signed into law Asm. Rob Bonta's bill that creates Larry Itliong Day in California.
But yet, Stocktonian Larry Itliong, the charismatic Filipino American farm labor leader who began the historic Delano Grape Strike and urged Cesar Chavez to join in (which created the United Farm Workers), has nothing named after him in Stockton.
Together, we as a community can do something to change that...