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Slideshow: Students learn about, honor César Chávez’ work


Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy Hosts A Community Parade To Honor The Civil Rights Leader On Friday, March 29, 2019. Photo By TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

Students at several Arizona schools learned more about the work of civil rights leader César Chávez and held celebrations in his honor during the César Chávez Day holiday celebrated on his birthday March 31.

Slideshow: Students learn about, honor César Chávez’ work by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy students lead and take part in an assembly honoring the civil rights leader on Friday, March 29. Photo by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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At C.W. Harris School, first- and seventh-graders teamed up to commemorate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. Photo courtesy Cartwright School District

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Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy hosts a community parade to honor the civil rights leader on Friday, March 29, 2019. Photo by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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After the students were done coloring and filling in their thoughts, they headed to the front office to hang their grapes on a vine ribbon. Photo courtesy Cartwright School District

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A mosaic of Cesar Chavez on display during the student assembly at Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy on Friday, March 29, 2019. Photo by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy students get ready for the parade to honor the civil rights leader their school is named for on Friday, March 29, 2019. Photo by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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A mural at Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy. Photo by TaMeia Murphy/AZEdNews

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It’s important for children to learn about leaders that reflect their community and look just like them and C.W. Harris hopes to make this event an annual tradition. Photo courtesy Cartwright School District

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At C.W. Harris School, first- and seventh-graders worked together on a project to commemorate civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. Photo courtesy Cartwright School District

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Students from Cesar Chavez Learning Academy during their parade as part of Cesar Chavez Day celebrations in 2013. Photo courtesy of Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy's Facebook page.

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Students from Cesar Chavez Learning Academy during their parade as part of Cesar Chavez Day celebrations in 2013. Photo courtesy of Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy's Facebook page.

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