we are the proud founders of the united farm workers association!
1942: Hundreds of thousands of Latinos serve in the armed forces during World War II.
1945 Mexican-American parents sue several California school districts, challenging the segregation of Latino students in separate schools. The case is an important precedent for Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
1965 Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta found the United Farm Workers association, in Delano, Calif., which becomes the largest and most important farm worker union in the nation.