Viva La Causa
Viva La Causa is a documentary film for middle and high school students on the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. Viva la Causa shows how thousands of people from across the nation joined in a struggle for justice by the workers who put food on our tables. [Publisher’s description.]
The kit includes a 39-minute film on DVD and a teacher’s guide.
Credit: Directed by Bill Brummel and Alonso Mayo. Distributed by Teaching Tolerance, 2008. 39 min.
Location: National, Alabama, California
Grade Level: 7-9, 10-12
Time Period: 1950 -1974