Cesar Chavez Day is a US federal commemorative holiday, begun by the government in 2014 and has been celebrated in our country since 2000. This holiday is annually recognized on March 31st and it celebrates the birth and legacy of the civil rights and labor movement activist, Cesar Chavez. This holiday marked the first time a Latino Labor Leader was recognized and honored with their own public legal holiday. With dedication and selflessness, Cesar Chavez fought for farm workers’ rights, economic justice, and civil rights. It is a legacy that he will forever leave in our country and will serve as inspiration for generations to come.