Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement Honoring Cesar Chavez

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

SAN FRANCISCO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued the following statement in honor of Cesar Chavez Day:

"Today we remember Cesar Chavez, a civil rights icon who fought tirelessly to provide justice, equality and dignity to farmworkers, immigrants and all those in pursuit of the American dream.  His ability to organize, inspire and persevere helped to improve working and economic conditions for future generations of Californians and their families.  This day serves not only to honor his life and legacy, but to provide renewed strength to all those who continue to fight for equal treatment, fair wages, and justice in our immigration system."

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