Regarded as "one of America's great labor and civil rights icons," Dolores Huerta has dedicated her life to advocating labor and civil rights, and her work continues as the Latino electorate brave the 2016 presidential election season.
Helen Chávez, a first generation Mexican-American, former labor activist for the United Farm Workers of America and wife of Mexican-American Latino Civil Rights activist, César Chávez knows firsthand the importance of mothers - after all she is a treasured mother to eight children.
So on Mother's Day, Sunday May 10, not only should Chavez be honored, but she's paying it forward and recognizing the many strong women farm workers at Gerawan Farming -- many who are also mothers themselves.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather around the table with your loved ones and reflect upon what you're thankful for, it's also the perfect time to remember the hard-working farm workers who help bring food to your table.
The United Farm Workers, founded in 1962 by Mexican-American civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, takes its UFW Black Eagle logo very seriously for it's a symbol of Latinos' strength and integrity, not meant to be exploited by major fashion designers, like Ralph Lauren.