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For years afterward, these important house meetings helped César, Dolores, and their union colleagues expand the union’s reach. 39 40 Chapter 4 A Union Is Born I n 1962, a frustrated César Chávez resigned from the CSO. Dolores took his advice to keep her job with the CSO for a while before following him. He wanted to make sure his new union strategy would work out successfully. He knew that, with six young children to look after and a seventh on the way, Dolores needed to bring home a regular salary.
It was a time when people began to question the way things had always been done. Most of the questioning was being done by collegeaged kids. These young thinkers began to explore their own beliefs and potential. They created new kinds of music. They started doing things differently than their parents had. Government, and its many layers, frustrated these youngsters. They challenged the existing political structure. Issues such as civil rights and war became subjects of deep discussion. S. society on such a large scale.
These young thinkers began to explore their own beliefs and potential. They created new kinds of music. They started doing things differently than their parents had. Government, and its many layers, frustrated these youngsters. They challenged the existing political structure. Issues such as civil rights and war became subjects of deep discussion. S. society on such a large scale. As a result—from issues such as the war in Vietnam to the rights of women and minorities—they began to question many of the values and beliefs they had always thought were important or had taken for granted.