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Links Founded in 1966 by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta with encouragement from Senator Robert F. Kennedy and visionary labor leader Walter Reuther, National Farm Workers Service Center Inc. provides working families with services that enrich their lives and serve to meet crucial community needs such as affordable housing and educational radio. The mission of the National Farm Workers Service Center, Inc. Housing and Economic Development Fund is to create and maintain healthy communities by providing quality affordable housing and social facilities, so people can live, socialize, gather and learn in a positive environment. The Mission of the National Farm Workers Service Center, Inc. Communications fund is to enhance the social and economic well being of the Hispanic Community through quality educational radio programming. The mission of the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, a (501(c)(3)) non-profit charitable organization, is to maximize human potential to improve communities by preserving, promoting and applying the legacy and universal values of civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez. UFW history, biographies of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Arturo Rodriguez, bibliography on Chavez and UFW, speeches by Cesar Chavez, Audio clips of Cesar Chavez, link to UFW’s archive, Quicktime movie – Cesar E. Chavez: Embrace the Legacy! Welcome to the one and only UFW store! From our latest buttons and t-shirts to rare collectable memorabilia, this is where you’ll find anything and everything UFW. As part of the United Farm Workers of America, the proceeds from every sale go directly to our organizing efforts in the fields. Plus, every item we sell is satisfaction guaranteed! César Chávez founded LUPE, rooted in the belief that members of the low-income community have the responsibility and the obligation to organize themselves, and through their association, begin to advocate and articulate for the issues and factors that impact their lives. Further, César Chávez believed that for people to have ownership of this endeavor, they have to invest of themselves, their efforts and resources, to sustain it. The membership, and the responsibility that comes with it, form the base that is the power of the organization.