Keynote Speaker – Richard Ray Perez Biography

Mr. Perez is personally connected to the issues presented in Cesar’s Last Fast. For 22 years, Perez’s father was a farm worker who lived in and worked under the conditions Cesar Chavez fought to end. At five years old Richard joined the historic grape boycotting organized by the United Farm Workers. In addition to his work on Cesar’s Last Fast, Mr. Perez is a senior staffer in the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute.