Senator celebrates Yuma Native and civil rights leader César Chávez with Senate resolution
WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored a Senate resolution honoring the accomplishments of renowned civil rights leader and Arizona native César Chávez.
“César Chávez began his legacy of service in Yuma – and spent his life championing everyday families and fighting for worker’s rights across the United States. Our resolution celebrates his incredible accomplishments,” said Sinema.
César Chávez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. Sinema’s resolution designates March 31 as “César Chávez Day” and encourages Americans to observe the day of recognition with service, community, and education programs in celebration of Chávez’s legacy.
The Senate resolution asserts that the United States should continue the efforts of César Chávez to ensure equality, justice, and dignity for all Americans, and pledges to promote his legacy.
Click HERE to read the Sinema-backed resolution honoring César Chávez.