His family lost their farm during the Great Depression.
His family had always done that kind of work.
He was appalled by the conditions of migrant workers and wanted to understand them better.
It paid better than working his own farm.
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee
Farm Workers Union of America
United Farm Workers
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
UFW Co-Founder Dolores Huerta
U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
March 31st, his birthday
April 23rd, the day of his death
September 16th, the first day of the Delano Grape Strike
December 10, the day Cesar was put in Salinas jail for refusing to stop the lettuce boycott
Led violent protests
Workers of the world, Unite!
Yes, it can be done!
No Gods, No Masters
Escape if you can