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Let’s celebrate César Chávez Day - The Galveston County Daily News : Letters To Editor

November 1, 2014

Let’s celebrate César Chávez Day

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Growing up in a predominately “white” school district in the ’70s, I didn’t have very many opportunities to celebrate my Mexican-American heritage or have a hero to look up to and feel pride for, but I did find one: César Chávez!

Texas celebrates today as César Chávez Day. His dedication to speak for those who do not have a voice and organizing a group of people that no one in society even knew existed deserves recognition long overdue.

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