In this 1965 file photo, a Cesar Chavez, a farm worker labor organizer and leader of the California grape strike, speaks from a Delano, Calif., union office. A New Mexico state lawmaker is proposing a state holiday in honor of the Yuma, Arizona-born Chavez and the late U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez of New Mexico. (AP Photo, George Brich, File)
In this 1965 file photo, a Cesar Chavez, a farm worker labor organizer and leader of the California grape strike, speaks from a Delano, Calif., union office. A New Mexico state lawmaker is proposing a state holiday in honor of the Yuma, Arizona-born Chavez and the late U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez of New Mexico. (AP Photo, George Brich, File) George Brich AP
In this 1965 file photo, a Cesar Chavez, a farm worker labor organizer and leader of the California grape strike, speaks from a Delano, Calif., union office. A New Mexico state lawmaker is proposing a state holiday in honor of the Yuma, Arizona-born Chavez and the late U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez of New Mexico. (AP Photo, George Brich, File) George Brich AP