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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, ... Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by  ...

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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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Find out more about the history of Cesar Chavez, including videos, interesting articles, ... Within months Chavez and his union became nationally known.

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Apr 27, 2017 ... Labor leader and farm worker advocate Cesar Chavez devoted his life ... Famous People Born in Arizona · Famous People Who Died on April ...

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Cesar Chavez: Cesar Chavez, organizer of migrant American farmworkers and founder of the ... Alternative Title: Cesar Estrada Chavez. Cesar ... Also known as.

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Chavez's decision to walk away from a secure job as a community organizer was one of the many ... What the New Cesar Chavez Film Gets Wrong About the Labor Activist · Cesar Chavez: A ... 15 Famous People Who May Never Have Existed.

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The story of Cesar Estrada Chavez begins near Yuma, Arizona. Cesar was born on March 31, 1927. He was named after his grandfather, Cesario. Regrettably ...

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Cesar Chavez was born in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927. When Chavez was 4 years old his family's farm was taken because they did not pay their taxes.

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Chicano activist Cesar Chavez was one of America's best known labor leaders. Born in Arizona in 1927, Chavez was one of six children. His family moved in ...