Analysis Of Cesar Chavez, Civil Rights Activist

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Cesar Chavez, civil rights activist and a prominent role model in the Hispanic community, stated that “We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.” At this point in my life, I have been forced to surmount conflicts that otherwise seem impossible. I recall the copious amounts of personal sacrifices that my parents have made in order to provide a better future for my siblings and I. Thus far, I have been able to overcome a multitude of challenges in order to get to the point that I am today. Regardless of the opportunities that I have been able to take advantage of in the past, 4-H has helped mold my siblings and I into the mature and motivated individuals that we are today. Currently,…show more content…
It was truly gratifying serving as a positive role model for the students that needed the extra motivational push. Instilling passion within others to pursue a higher education, serving as a prominent role model for my peers, and intertwining my Hispanic and American mindset has been a true blessing. Currently, I am working for Home Life, which is a non-profit organization that assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. I am also conducting research at OSU on cartilage cryopreservation. After an arduous, yet enjoyable journey, I hope to travel to developing nations and assist those that are unfortunate, by providing knowledge regarding health and medical practices. Working hard in school and excelling in everything I pursue ties in with my long-term goal of becoming a doctor. This is due to the fact that attaining such a career requires self-determination, strength during times of agony, and resilience as well as reflection from every failure. Personally, preventing diseases and spreading awareness medically would be profoundly illuminating. As a child of newcomers to the United States, the importance of our Hispanic heritage was embedded into my mind. In order to portray my love for my culture, I have performed in a Folkloric Mexican dance troupe known as “Fiesta Mexicana” since the age of three. Envision the ambitious ambiance of people witnessing you perform the historically rich machete dance. The sound of the music constantly piercing your
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