Cesar Chavez 1927-1993

Cesar had a hard life. He had to move because his parent did not have money to pay the bills. His parents became migrant workers. When Cesar was nineteen he joined the navy, but he left after two years and returned home to marry his sweetheart Helen Fabela in 1948. He worked in the fields for the next few years until he got a job at the Community Service Organization (CSO). At the CSO Cesar worked for the civil rights of Latinos. He worked for the CSO for ten years helping register voters and work for equal rights.

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