Anthony Chavez

Grandson Of Cesar Chavez

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Anthony is not a stranger to marches, picket lines or political campaigns. He witnessed the Farm Worker Movement his grandfather founded. The oldest son of Socorro and Paul Chavez, Cesar Chavez’s middle son, Anthony speaks around the country before numerous student and community groups on behalf of the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, established by the Chavez family to further his grandfather’s life and work. The political trail has captured his attention, including campaigning for President Obama during the fall 2008 general election in the key swing state of Colorado, serving as campaign manager for a successful Phoenix city council candidate in the nation’s fifth-largest municipality and an internship with one of California’s most prominent political strategists in Sacramento. He has also been an assistant to Benedictine Brother David Steindl-Rast, a world-renowned author, lecturer and spiritual guru, on his national and international tours. Anthony graduated in 2007 from California State University, Bakersfield with a B.A. degree in religious studies.