In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez

Featuring thirty-eight photographs paired with excerpts from his dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings, this Humanities Texas traveling exhibition documents the full course of Chávez’s remarkable career and examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to dedicate himself fully to improving the lives of American farm workers. For more information, please contact the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

March 7–
April 18, 2023
LA County MTA
1 Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012


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César Chávez at work in the community garden at La Paz in Keene, California, by Cathy Murphy, former staff photographer for the United Farm Workers, 1976. Photo reprinted with permission of the César E. Chávez Foundation and Cathy Murphy.