Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Cesar Chavez

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Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15–Oct. 15, and it’s an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of Latinos living in America. In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, read about some of our schools’ namesakes and their historical contributions to Dallas ISD.

Cesar Chavez was a prominent union leader and labor organizer who was dedicated to improving the treatment for farm workers. Chavez helped found the National Farm Workers Association, and he is the namesake of the Cesar Chavez Learning Center located at 1710 N. Carroll Ave.

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