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Cesar Chavez, in full Cesar Estrada Chavez, (born March 31, 1927, Yuma, Arizona, U.S.—died April 23, 1993, San Luis, Arizona), organizer of migrant American farmworkers and a cofounder with Dolores Huerta of the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) in 1962. Chavez, who was a farm labourer himself, grew up in a family of Mexican American descent. After his parents lost their farm during the Great Depression, the family moved to California, where they became migrant workers. He lived in a succession of migrant camps and attended school sporadically. After two years in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Chavez
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[Lake County News] Cesar Chavez Day marked March 31 .State and federal officials have declared that Thursday, March 31, is Cesar Chavez Day, in honor of the Arizona-born civil rights and labor activist who ... View more

[USDA.gov] Continuing Cesar Chavez's Legacy in Supporting Farmworkers .Cesar Chavez Day allows us to recommit ourselves to honoring farmworkers and their many indispensable contributions to our nation. ... View more

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