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According to the Guardian, the celebrated co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association died in 1993.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Chavez's founding of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the UFW.
The ship is named in honor of Cesar Estrada Chavez, the labor leader who founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA).
Only after the charismatic Cesar Chavez of California, in 1962, formed the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers of the AFL-CIO) could a harvesters' strike he led against San Joaquin Valley grape growers spread into a nationwide civil rights movement for Chicanos.
The first National Farm Workers Association convention was held Sept.
Chavez, who died in 1993, entered the national spotlight in the 1960s as a co-founder, along with Dolores Huerta, of the National Farm Workers Association, later to become the United Farmworkers Union that today represents 26,000 people.
A promise from the candidate to "fix our broken immigration system" elicited loud applause, as did a reference to her having been endorsed by the family of Cesar Chavez and by Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Chavez (and is believed to have come up with the original version of “Yes I Can).
His father, Cesar Chavez (March 31, 1927 - April 23, 1993), was a Mexican American labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.