In His Own Words: The Life and Work of Cesar Chavez

In His Own Words is an exhibition by Humanities Texas, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, curated in collaboration with John C. Hammerback, Ph.D., of the University of Washington. The exhibit features over 30 photographs paired with excerpts from Chavez’s dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings. In His Own Words documents the full course of Chavez’s remarkable career and examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to work tirelessly to improve the lives of American farm workers.