About César Chávez
César Chávez, an American labor leader and civil rights activist. He was co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association in 1962.
Proclamation of the César Chávez Day
As a child of migrant workers who struggled just to get by, César Chávez knew the importance of having an economy that works for everyone and devoted his life to ensuring our Nation upheld the values upon which it was founded. On his birthday, we celebrate a man who reminded us—above all else—that we all share a common humanity, each of us having our own value and contributing to the same destiny, and we carry forward his legacy by echoing his peaceful and eloquent calls for a more just and equal society. ...
This event is free and open to the public.
Painting by Artist Esther Claros-Berlioz, PhD