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Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez was a social activist of the 1960s, most famous for his work in helping to improve the lives of California farm workers. The son of migrant laborers, Chavez founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) and later the United Farm Workers (UFW). He led a five-year nonviolent boycott against California grape growers, protesting poor working conditions and the use of pesticides harmful to farm workers. The boycott became a cause celebre and was finally successful in winning new r More »
Born: March 31, 1927 (Yuma, Arizona)

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Cesar Chavez was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, ... He is also famous for popularizing the slogan "Sí, se puede" ( Spanish for "Yes, one can" or, roughly, "Yes, it can be done"), .... In its early years, the UFW and Chavez went so far as to report illegal immigrants who served as ...

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Cesar Chavez Gains Grounds for Farmers Cesar Chavez is best known for his efforts to gain better working conditions for the thousands of workers who labored  ...

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Apr 27, 2017 ... Labor leader and farm worker advocate Cesar Chavez devoted his life to improving the treatment of workers. Learn more at Biography.com.

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Find out more about the history of Cesar Chavez, including videos, ... his use of mass mobilizing techniques such as a famous march on Sacramento in 1966 ...

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He picked the eagle and directed his brother to draw the bird so simply that anyone ... What the New Cesar Chavez Film Gets Wrong About the Labor Activist  ...

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Mar 31, 2014 ... In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, here are 10 interesting facts about the civil ... That led to his most famous work, a series of strikes and boycotts that ... for part of Latin America, but Chavez declined so he could continue trying to ...

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Something cultlike always clung to the Chavez operation, and so while I was .... not just during the well-studied and victorious period that made it famous, but ...

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César and his sister are dressed for their First Holy Communion. ... These men would often run away so they would not get caught. César's family had very little ...

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Kids learn about the biography of Cesar Chavez, civil rights leader who fought for the conditions of ... Moving so often, Cesar didn't go to school much any more.