FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 31, 2003
Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day!
you know Cesar Chavez was one of the
greatest labor leaders in the United States? He
fought for a better life for migrant farm workers,
founded the first successful farm workers' union,
and was the president of the United Farm Workers,
AFL-CIO. Cesar accomplished this with a philosophy
2, 1994, the Cesar Chavez Holiday bill was signed
into law in California. It designated March 31
(or the appropriate Monday or Friday following
or preceding that date) as Cesar Chavez Day. It
is a state holiday to promote service to the communities
of California in honor of Cesar's life and work.
about this important labor leader with the IMA
Hero Collection. You can:
Read a biography of Cesar Chavez
Browse the Cesar Chavez Bookstore
Get Quick Facts in the Cesar Chavez "Your Page"
View Photographs of Cesar Chavez
Visit the Cesar Chavez Links