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      Events for Cesar Chavez Celebration

      He's adored and cherished within the Hispanic community. In part because of his labor leadership.

      Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association.

      This weekend many groups will celebrate Chavez' birthday which is Monday, March 31st.

      Below are some events.


      2014 Cesar Chavez 9th Annual March

      Includes Awards and Luncheon

      Saturday, March 29

      1pm at U of M Flint Kiva Auditorium

      Keynote Speaker is Lupe Ramos-Montigny

      Awards ceremony will take place following the March at

      Hispanic Technology & Community Center

      2101 Lewis Street, Flint


      Cesar Chavez "Harvesting Hope" Celebration

      "El Ballet Folklorico Estudiantill" performs along with U of M music students who have composed a Mariachi band in honor of Chavez.0 r

      Event is Saturday, March 29


      Our lady of Guadalupe Church

      2316 W. Coldwater Rd, Flint


      A Cesar Chavez film will take place at 6:40PM on Saturday, March 29th

      The movie theater is located at 3250 Kabobel in Saginaw.

      Directed by Diego Luna and starring Michael PeÃa.

      The film tells the story of the civil rights leader and labor organizer, who is torn between his family responsibilities and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers.