César Chávez Day

Remembering César Chávez

An inspiring leader, advocate, and champion of social justice.

Remembering César Chávez.

Looking Back: César Chávez, a Dedicated Life

César Chávez died at the age of 66 on April 23, 1993 and his birth date March 31, is a state holiday in California, Colorado, and Texas.

César Chávez Memorial Walkway

Take a self-guided tour of significant sites related to Cesar Chavez in San José.

California Room Digital Collection: César Chávez

Explore the legacy César Chávez left in San José through the California Room's digital collection.

Inspiring Change

Explore the life and legacy of César Chávez.

Physical and digital titles

Pages of History

Learn more about César Chávez with these eResources.

Gale in Context: Biograpies

Read about the life of César Chávez and the founding of the United Farm Workers of America.

Newsbank: San José Mercury News Historical Archive

Read full-page scanned articles in the San José Mercury News about César Chávez, Dolores Huerta, and the United Farm Workers Association.

Newspapers.com California Collection: César Chávez

Explore more than 10,000 articles mentioning César Chávez from California newspapers.

Past Celebrations

Celebration at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in 2018, and our City's flag raising ceremony in 2023.

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