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Unformatted text preview: born in 1927 into the farmworker jobs. 1938 started life work as farm organizer and fought for higher wages and equal rights. Founded united farm workers of America. Started great pickers strike and nationwide boycott of table grapes. Lasted 5 years Significant Events Following the Grape-Pickers Strike: 1968 he fasted for 25 days drinking only water. Gave hope and purpose to activists. 1970 better working conditions and higher wages. Other Hispanic leaders emerged Chicano civil rights movement 1966 rayes martino started land grant shit On the road towards full equality...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course SOC SOC 352 taught by Professor Whitaker during the Spring '09 term at ASU.
- Spring '09