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Westminster celebrates its civil rights history with new park

Gonzalo Jr. holds a rendering of the park that will fill the empty space behind him. The park will commemorate his father's victory in eliminating Mexican-only schools in Westminster.
Gonzalo Jr. holds a rendering of the park that will fill the empty space behind him. The park will commemorate his father's victory in eliminating Mexican-only schools in Westminster.
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On a small, empty lot next to an autoshop in Westminster, city officials have big plans. 

They're raising money to build a park honoring those who fought to end Mexican-only schools in Orange County. 

Read more about the history: The end of 'Mexican schools': How Latino families in OC sparked desegregation 70 years ago