Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on the birthday of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. He would have been 85 tomorrow.
“Tomorrow, we take time to reflect on Cesar Chavez’s historic advocacy for social justice and fair working conditions. The legacy of this educator and civil rights leader lives on among Latinos and all Americans. We can honor his achievements by remaining committed to building upon the work he began and striving to create more opportunity for the next generation of Americans.”