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César Chávez

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Cesar Chavez
Chavez in 1974
BornCésar Estrada Chávez
31 Mairch 1927(1927-03-31)
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.
Dee'd23 Apryle 1993(1993-04-23) (aged 66)
San Luis, Arizona, U.S.
ReleegionRoman Catholic
  • Librado Chávez (father)
  • Juana Estrada Chávez (mother)

Cesar Chavez (born César Estrada Chávez, locally: [ˈsesaɾ esˈtɾaða ˈtʃaβes]; Mairch 31, 1927 – Aprile 23, 1993) wis an American farmworker, labor leader an civil rights activist. Chávez startit the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) along wi Dolores Huerta. He wantit equal rights for Mexicans workin in the Unitit States. This union became the Unitit Farm Workers. He led a boycott against grape companies to gain rights for workers. Chávez usit nonviolence to make these changes. Chavez is thocht o as ane o the leaders in the movement for Chicanos tae gain mair richts in the late-20th century.