“We don’t ask for words. We ask for deeds.”
Speech at the Second Annual Mexican Conference, Sacramento, California, USA, Sunday 10 March 1968
César Estrada Chávez was born on 31 March 1927 in Yuma, Arizona, USA. He died on 23 April 1993. He was a Mexican-American civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. Chávez enabled huge and long-lasting improvements for union members; as a result he is honoured in the United States, with many civil and public buildings and amenities named after him.
Lessons from César Chávez
A great speaker has to be passionate. This sounds obvious, of course, but many speakers are not passionate; perhaps that’s why they’re ...