About César E. Chávez

Senator Robert F. Kennedy described César E. Chávez as “one of the heroic figures of our time.” A true American hero, Chávez was a civil rights, Latino, and farm labor leader; a genuinely religious and spiritual figure; a community organizer and social entrepreneur; a champion of militant nonviolent social change; and a crusader for the environment and consumer rights.

Read more on the César E. Chávez Foundation website.

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