March 30th was César Chávez Day, a holiday observed in several U.S. states in honor of the late labor and civil rights activist. Over 120 schoolchildren in El Paso, Texas participated in a march to remember the man who would've celebrated his 85th birthday on Friday, while more than 500 Chico State University students took part in several community service projects. In the meantime, work continues on a biopic of Chávez that will be directed by Diego Luna and will feature Micheal Peña, America Ferrera and Rosario Dawson.
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