He reminded those assembled of civil rights giant Dr.Martin Luther King's letter to César Chávez recognizing the suffering of farm workers as a shared cause.See below for their biographies and find out how they got involved in sports, how sports helped them achieve their goals, and why they think girls can benefit from getting on the hockey pitch or climbing a mountain!
“When you’re playing people that are based on real people in such intense circumstances, you really want to cast people that have an understanding and a respect for that,” Delia says.
Those that share a common language are bound by that.
Those who want equal protection under the law [and] justice enforced are bound by that dream," said Jackson, who also exhorted to fight mass deportations.
In a later one-on-one interview with NBC Latino, Jackson said, "We are either bound by suffering and marginalization or bound by hope," in response to how Latinos can overcome their national, ethnic and cultural differences.
"Those who are facing immigrant challenges of gaining citizenship are bound by that.