By Maya Davis, age 13
1. I was born on March 31, 1927, near Yuma, Arizona, to a Mexican family of migrant farm laborers.
2. I co-founded the National Farm Workers Association.
3. I also led the delano grape strike in 1965. Farm workers refused to work, and as a result, we won contracts for better wages and conditions.
4. I believed in non-violent methods of protesting and fasted (didn’t eat) for 36 days to protest the health hazards of farm workers exposed to pesticides.
Answer: Cesar Chavez