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Protect America’s Heritage. Protect The Grand Canyon.

When President Obama created the César E. Chávez National Memorial in 2012, the first National Park unit to recognize the work of a contemporary Latino, he unleashed a wave of support for making our parks and public lands more relevant to diverse audiences. Since taking office, President Obama has used his executive authority to add 23 national monuments to our system of protected public lands.
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