About Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez was an iconic Mexican-American labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later called the United Farm Workers) to fight for the rights of farm workers. He popularized the slogan 'si, se puede' which is Spanish for "Yes, it can be done". The slogan was later adopted by Barack Obama for his 2008 campaign slogan "Yes We Can".
He married Helen Fabela on October 22, 1948 and had eight children with her. He remained married to her until his death in 1993.
His birthday, March 31st, is a state holiday in California, Texas, and Colorado. It is called Cesar Chavez Day.
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Famous quotes by Cesar Chavez
From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.Cesar Chavez
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.Cesar Chavez
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.Cesar Chavez
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?Cesar Chavez
There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.Cesar Chavez
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.Cesar Chavez
When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are.Cesar Chavez
Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez's Popularity
Cesar Chavez was a famous Farm worker, labor leader and activist, who was born on March 31, 1927. As a person born on this date, Cesar Chavez is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (March 31) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1927).
People born on March 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Cesar Chavez is the 35th most popular Aries.
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