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30 Minutes- Miguel Ortega
Miguel Ortega (24:51) 2010-03-28 Amanda Shauger
30 Minutes- Miguel Ortega
Ward 3 Chief of Staff Miguel Ortega about the importance and legacy of César E. Chávez. Miguel Ortega is the chief of staff for Ward 3 Councilperson Karen Uhlich. For the past 25 years, Miguel has advocated for Tucson families and small businesses through his involvement with human rights organizations, the arts, social service agencies and as a member of countless boards and committees.

He stopped by the KXCI studios to reflect upon Cesar Chavez and his legacy. Miguel describes his own journey from working in the fields to an awareness of labor issues and human rights. Miguel is also a member of the Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition- a group which seeks "to maintain, strengthen, and educate with passion and creativity, the spirit, philosophy, and struggle of César E. Chávez, Dolores Huerta, and the United Farm Workers' Union..."