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A Resolution <br /> NO. 5177-01-2020 <br /> ASSIGNING PORTIONS OF STATE HIGHWAY 183 (A/K/A NE AND NW <br /> 28TH STREET)FROM BEACH STREET TO BUSINESS 287(A/K/A NORTH <br /> MAIN STREET) IN RECOGNITION OF CESAR CHAVEZ AND STATE <br /> HIGHWAY 183 (A/K/A NW 28TH STREET AND EPHRIHAM AVENUE) <br /> FROM BUSINESS 287 (A/K/A NORTH MAIN STREET) TO STATE <br /> HIGHWAY 199 IN RECOGNITION OF DOLORES HUERTA <br /> WHEREAS Cesar Chavez was a renowned labor and civil rights leader, a United States <br /> Navy veteran, and co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association which later became the <br /> United Farmworkers Union, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom; and <br /> WHEREAS Dolores Huerta is a renowned labor and civil rights leader, co-founder of the <br /> National Farmworkers Association which later became the United Farmworkers Union, a <br /> champion of women's rights, an advocate for workers to earn living wages and a recipient of the <br /> Presidential Medal of Freedom; and <br /> WHEREAS the City of Fort Worth's vision is to become the most livable and best <br /> managed city in the country in part by building strong neighborhoods, providing safe and healthy <br /> communities, and embracing the values of diversity, equity and mutual respect throughout our <br /> city; and <br /> WHEREAS the City of Fort Worth wishes to honor the legacies of Cesar Chavez and <br /> Dolores Huerta and their national contributions to the Latino community and the world in <br /> promoting and supporting labor reforms, human rights, civil rights, women's rights, equity and <br /> diversity; and <br /> WHEREAS the City of Fort Worth acknowledges the past and current efforts of the Cesar <br /> Chavez Committee and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAQ to have <br /> recognition for Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta for their service, advocacy and leadership for <br /> workers, immigrants, and women's rights; and <br /> WHEREAS Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta have helped build a foundation for <br /> establishing community organizing, environmentalism, civil rights, activism and education in <br /> Texas and throughout the United States; and <br /> WHEREAS State Highway 183 is an important east-west arterial in the City of Fort Worth <br /> from the city limits at Beach Street on the east to the city limits at State Highway 199 on the west, <br /> and is the gateway to the Historic Stockyards and several Fort Worth neighborhoods with strong <br /> Latino communities; <br />