Chavez, Cesar Estrada b. March 31, 1927 d. April 23, 1993 Founder, United Farm Workers Union/Civil Rights Leader. Cesario Estrada Chavez is born on the small farm near Yuma, Ariz. that his grandfather homesteaded in the 1880s.
From 1952-1962, together with Fred Ross, Cesar organizers 22 CSO chapters across California in the 1950s. Under Cesar's leadership, CSO becomes the most militant and effective Latino civil rights group of its day. It helps Latinos become citizens, registers them to vote, battles police brutality and presses for paved...[Read More] (Bio by: Da Prophet) Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, Keene, Kern County, California, USA