Cesar Chavez Day, Social Justice

Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

César Chávez was an Arizonian, WWII Veteran, a father, husband, organizer, and a leader. Chávez’ legacy as a leader among farm workers’ unions is honored on March 31st, on what would have been his 92nd birthday. On this day, the UFW martyrs also need to be remembered. These were men and women from Yemen, Mexico, and… Continue reading Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

Cesar Chavez Day, Social Justice

Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

César Chávez was an Arizonian, WWII Veteran, a father, husband, organizer, and a leader. Chávez’ legacy as a leader among farm workers’ unions is honored on March 31st, on what would have been his 92nd birthday. On this day, the UFW martyrs also need to be remembered. These were men and women from Yemen, Mexico, and… Continue reading Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

Chingonas, Strong Women, UFW, Wisdom

Why Dolores Huerta is Important to Remember

    The newspaper said that Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW) was to speak at a local community college. My mom immediately said, "I've never seen her up close or heard her speak. I want to go." Now, I was a little surprised since my mother marched… Continue reading Why Dolores Huerta is Important to Remember