Cruz Nicholas Medina
1 Supervisor Richard Elias 1
2 Dolores Huerta 1
3 Cruz Nicholas Medina, UA PhD Student
4 Dr. Roberto Rodriguez 1
5 Ted Prezelski
6 Dolores Huerta 2
7 Supervisor Richard Elias 2
8 UA Mathematics Professor William Yslas Vélez
9 Dolores Huerta 3
10 Supervisor Richard Elias
11 Alfonso Valenzuela, President, Cross Currents, International
12 Dr. Roberto Rodriguez 2
13 Camiliano Juarez, Arizona César Chávez Holiday Coalition
The historical struggles of César Chávez are still relevant today and many people in our border community continue to be inspired by his work.
You can listen to remarks made by Dolores Huerta, Dr. Roberto Rodriguez and Camiliano Juarez on a podcast of the March 30, 2011 edition of 30 Minutes here.
You can listen to a podcast of KXCI's 2010 tribute to César Chávez recordings here.
Arizonan César E. Chávez was a second generation American born in Yuma on March 31, 1927. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Mother Teresa, Chávez and his wife Helen and Dolores Huerta organized farm workers throughout California. They fought for better working conditions, better wages and for just treatment of workers by striking, boycotting and marching for the United Farm Workers Union. César E. Chávez died peacefully in his sleep on April 23, 1993 in in San Luis, Arizona.