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Andres Chavez

The Grandson of Iconic labor leader and civil rights advocate Cesar Chavez

While Chávez passed away in 1993, his legacy lives on in so many — but none had the perspective of his grandson, Andrés Chávez.Having grown up with such access to a truly luminous leader, Andrés Chávez will share first-hand accounts of the solidarity, boycotts, and picket lines that led to the significant changes in how…

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While Chávez passed away in 1993, his legacy lives on in so many — but none had the perspective of his grandson, Andrés Chávez.Having grown up with such access to a truly luminous leader, Andrés Chávez will share first-hand accounts of the solidarity, boycotts, and picket lines that led to the significant changes in how the farming industry treated its workers. Andrés has stated in the past that while he understands that many of the battles his grandfather fought and won are now a part of a civil rights past, he does believe Latinx millennials still have the power to initiate changes to have their voices heard in their communities on the issues facing them in contemporary America.

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The Legacy of Cesar Chavez
Andres will share how he as acted, and spoken out about immigration reform, joining rallies, picket lines and other demonstrations, as he has advocated for various civil rights issues. Andres will include a question-and-answer opportunity for the students and community members. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who would like to hear a first-person perspective and learn more about one of America’s leading civil rights leaders.

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