Bernie Valdez - Denver, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 39° 44.658 W 104° 59.313
13S E 500981 N 4399377
Quick Description: "We have to organize. The best way to make the system work for us is cooperation."
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2011 8:13:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMBCD7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 5

Long Description:
This Memorial is located at 17th Street near Tremont Place and the Brown Palace.
plaque is embedded in the pavement near the Brown Palace Hotel and reads:

"HUMAN RIGHTS HERO
'We have to organize.
The best way to make
the system work for us
is cooperation.'

Bernie Valdez (1912 - 1997)
Co-founder of Latin American Education
Foundation and the latin American
Research and Service Agency, and
Head of the Colorado Coalition
for Dropout Prevention"

The edge of the circular plaque reads:

"WALLSTREET OF THE ROCKIES
SEVENTEENTH STREET
DENVER, COLORADO"

A brief obituary for Valdez can be read at (visit link)
Address:
at 17th Street near Tremont Place in Denver, Colorado


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