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He is also famous for popularizing the slogan "Sí, se puede" (Spanish for "Yes, one can" or, roughly, "Yes, it can be done"), which was adopted as the 2008 campaign slogan of Barack Obama. His supporters say his work led to numerous improvements for union laborers. Although the UFW faltered a few years after Chavez ...

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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 on farms for low wages and under severe conditions. Chavez and his United Farm Workers union battled California grape growers by holding nonviolent protests.

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Find out more about the history of Cesar Chavez, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. ... with organized labor, and his use of mass mobilizing techniques such as a famous march on Sacramento in 1966 brought the grape strike and consumer boycott into the national consciousness.

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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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The story of the black eagle, the movement's symbol, exemplifies Chavez's skill as a tactician. He researched emblems, including cigarette boxes and Nazi flags, and concluded that the most potent color combination was red, black and white. He picked the eagle and directed his brother to draw the bird so simply that ...

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These men would often run away so they would not get caught. César's family had very little money and many times they did not have enough food to eat. César and his family never thought of themselves as being poor. César's mother would often tell César and his brother Richard to find homeless and hungry men so she ...

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Kids learn about the biography of Cesar Chavez, civil rights leader who fought for the conditions of migrant farmers and Latinos. ... Cesar Chavez grew up on a farm in Yuma, Arizona with his two brothers and two sisters. His family owned a farm and a ... Moving so often, Cesar didn't go to school much any more. In just a few ...

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Important Facts about Cesar Chavez. Cesar Chavez was born in 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. His family lost their farm due to back taxes and had to become migrant farm workers to make a living. After the 8th grade Cesar Chavez became a full- time farm worker. He saw how badly people were being treated and decided to do ...

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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. They were not able to pay taxes because of the Great Depression. Before they lost the farm he worked feeding and watering the animals, picking up eggs, and ...