Emanuel Meets Family of Civil Rights Leader Cesar Chavez

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with Paul Chavez, the son of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, and director Diego Luna who directed the new film, Cesar Chavez last Friday. The National Museum of Mexican Art and the Cesar Chavez Foundation hosted a pre-screening of Cesar Chavez in Chicago last Friday evening.

“Cesar Chavez is a true American hero,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “Cesar was not only a civil rights and labor leader; he was a true leader and agent of social change. I congratulate Diego Luna for his work in recounting his life and the historic events of the labor movement in our country.”

Photo Caption 1- 2: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel meets with Paul Chavez, President of the Cesar Chavez Foundation and film director Diego Luna.

Photo Credit: Brooke Collins// City of Chicago

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