Cesar Chavez

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The grandson of farmworkers rights leader Cesar Chavez visited Arizona Western College in Yuma on Tuesday to screen a documentary on his life.

Yuma Union High School District

The Yuma Union High School District and Goodwill of Central Arizona are once again joining forces to host their job fair.

The job fair happens twice a year for teachers and school personnel. It will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center located on 1015 N. Main Street in San Luis, Arizona.

Anyone interested in attending can signup by using this link.

Yuma Native Recognized For Advocacy of Farmworker Rights

Feb 21, 2017
Loaned photo/Reyes Entertainment

A Yuma native will be honored this week with an award that recognizes his work on behalf of the nation's migrant farmworkers.

David Damian Figueroa will receive the Dolores Huerta Award, named after a renowned civil rights leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association with Cesar Chavez.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Figueroa, a producer of films and music, about the recognition.

Yuma Native David Damian Figueroa will receive his recognition Thursday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles.