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 Pea.
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.