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Cesar Chavez Day: How well do you know the farm labor hero?

Cesar Chavez, president of the United Farm Workers of America, walks a picket line at Boston's Prudential Center in July 1983. (Barth Falkenberg / The Christian Science Monitor / File)

March 31 is Cesar Chavez Day (although many people will observe it Friday) which aims to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. An American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist, Chavez is to many an icon of justice for the underclass. How much do you know about him? Take our quiz. 

- Andrew MachContributor

1. While it’s not a national holiday, Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in which US states?

The day is commemorated to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. There are also celebrations in Arizona, Michigan, Nebraska, and New Mexico.

The day is commemorated to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. There are also celebrations in Arizona, Michigan, Nebraska, and New Mexico.

The day is commemorated to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. There are also celebrations in Arizona, Michigan, Nebraska, and New Mexico.

The day is commemorated to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. There are also celebrations in Arizona, Michigan, Nebraska, and New Mexico.

North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska

 

California, Colorado, Texas

 

Oregon, Washington, Arizona

 

New Mexico, Michigan, Georgia

 
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