Additional Resources

César Chávez speech on pesticides:

This 1988 speech is a touchstone for farmworker justice and environmental justice. In it, César Chávez speaks on the horrible health impacts of pesticide poisoning in farmworker families, and the cruel labor conditions that lead to exposure.

César Chávez’s first major address after his 36-day 1988 fast over the pesticide poisoning of farm workers.

Food First Article: A Democractic Food System Means Unions for Farmworkers