United Farm Workers

America's Social Arsonist: Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing in the Twentieth Century (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Ross, Fred

Profile. By Gabriel Thompson. 2013. Introduction to little-known but influential labor organizer Fred Ross (1910-1992), who trained many activists of note including Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez.
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Side by Side/Lado a lado

Book - Non-fiction. By Monica Brown and translation by Carolina Valencia. Illustrated by Joe Cepeda. 2010. The life stories and activism of the two founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), written and illustrated for young children.
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Viva La Causa

Film. Bill Brummel Productions. 2008. 39 minutes. A documentary film and teaching guide on the grape strike and boycott led by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s.
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