Happy Cesar Chavez Day

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Today, we celebrate Cesar Chavez’s birthday. Since 2000, only eight states have made this day a holiday – Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. In Washington, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and others have pushed for a federal holiday since Chávez’s death in 1993. Chávez stood for equality, justice, and […]

The Real Legacy of César Chávez

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I am compelled to write this post because I can no longer stay silent on one of the greatest injustices being done towards César Estrada Chávez – the greatest leader for la causa of his generation, next to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy. I cannot let this travesty continue. César Chávez made […]

Lets Honor Cesar Chavez

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Sign the Petition for a National Cesar E. Chavez Holiday! Sign the Petition for a National Cesar E. Chavez Holiday! The United Farm Workers and the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation are proud to support the grassroots efforts of the Cesar E. Chavez National Holiday Coalition. Cesar was in Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s words, “one of […]

In Honor of César Chávez – ¡Sí, Se Puede!

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En memoria de César Chávez � ¡Sí, Se Puede! ¡Para Paz, Justicia y Libertad! I Am Joaquin (abridged) by Rodolfo Corky Gonzales [tag]Yo soy Joaquín[/tag], perdido en un mundo de confusión: [tag]I am Joaquín[/tag], lost in a world of confusion, caught up in the whirl of a gringo society, confused by the rules, scorned by […]

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