Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker and a labor leader who fought for the rights of farm workers. With the help of the Dolores Huerta co-founded the National Farm Workers Association which helped many poor families.
Cesar Chavez helped vineyard farm workers by leading a nationwide boycott on grapes. On July 1970 farm workers and growers reached an agreement. This eventually led to better wages and working conditions for farm workers.
Dolores Huerta turns 82 and is awarded one of the nation’s highest honors