Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 13:05:14 -0800 (PST)

Anaheim: Remembering Josie Montoya; union struggles continue

Irvine -- Josie Montoya, the community activist who was laid to rest today in Anaheim, devoted her whole life to social change. On today's edition of Subversity, who chat with two activists who worked with her and we'll discuss her legacy, to Anaheim and to Orange County.

Reflecting on "Josie's" incredible life of activism are Francisco Ceja and John Earl.

Ceja is a long-time community activist in Anaheim who was one of the pallbearers at this morning's services for Josie at St. Boniface Church in Anaheim.

Earl will also discuss his continuing work mobilizing hotel workers in Orange County.

The show airs from 5-6 p.m. today on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, and is Web-cast simultaneously via

Feel free to call in and join the discussion by calling (949) 824-5824 during the show.

Recent articles on Josie's life:

OC Weekly:
Nunca te Olvidaremos
Josie Montoya, 1942-2002 (actually 1941- )
by Nick Schou

Other articles on Josie:

L.A. Times:
Josie Montoya: Unflagging Friend of OC's Needy
by Janet Wilson

Orange County Register:
She led Anaheim in facing injustice:
Josie Montoya spent her time and energy fighting to make life better for Hispanics.

Thanx for listening.


Daniel C. Tsang
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