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Recognizing the art of the labor movement

Irene Sanchez is a teacher in the Azusa Unified School District and proud member of the California Teachers Association.
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Irene Sanchez is a teacher in the Azusa Unified School District and proud member of the California Teachers Association.

Each year, the organizers of the annual Labor Day parade and picnic in Wilmington award a poet with the Joe Hill Award, named in honor of the 20th century labor activist and songwriter. This year, Latino studies teacher Irene Sanchez was the winner.