In 1966, NFWA united with American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to help in the plight of vineyard farmers of Delano. The chain of events that followed made every Cesar Chavez biography more inspiring.
This Cesar Chavez biography shows a strong story of love for others and leadership that positioned him as the most famous Hispanic leader of all times.
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Cesar Chavez Biography - Biography Book
Cesar Estrada Chavez was born March 31, 1927 near Yuma, Arizona. Chavez was named after his grandfather, who escaped from slavery on a Mexican ranch and arrived in Arizona during the 1880s. Chavez' grandparents homesteaded more than one hundred acres in the Gila Valley and raised 14 children. Chavez' father, Librado, started his family in 1924 when he married Juana Estrada. Cesar was the second of their six children. Librado worked on the family ranch and owned a store in the Gila Valley. The family lived in an apartment above the store.