In December of 1972, Gilbert Padilla and others took 50 farmworkers to Wisconsin for the Guild brandy and wine boycott because that was the largest market area for Guild. Rev. Gene Boutilier and his family provided them with housing, food, and warm clothes for the heavy snow that greeted them. They set up offices in Milwaukee, Racine, Green Bay, Madison, and Appleton.
"Survival Day 84"
Approximately 3,500 marchers attended the "Survival Day 84" march and rally in McArthur Park Los Angeles Sunday August 5 1984.The event was the culmination of a week of disarmament and and anti-imperialist solidarity events known as "Survival Fest 84."
"Survival Day 84" speakers
- Gilbert Padilla 1962 - 1980
- [Information Digest, August 17 1984 page 243, 244]