CSU Stanislaus Celebrates the Life and Legacy of César Chávez

What: 18th Annual César E. Chávez Celebration

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Quad activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event Center program will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: CSU Stanislaus Quad and Event Center, Turlock

Details: The community is invited to participate in César Chavez Day commemorative activities celebrating the civil rights leader and his legacy. Daytime activities in the Quad include information booths, a César E. Chávez display and karaoke.

Evening activities in the Event Center include keynote address by Armando Elenes, National Vice President of United Farm Workers, poster contest* and entertainment.

The celebrations are being planned by the CSU Stanislaus César E. Chávez Committee. All events are free of charge and open to the public. Free parking is available in Lot 11. For more information call (209) 667-3982.

* CSU Stanislaus students are invited to create a poster reflecting Chávez’s work, accomplishments, philosophies and at least one of his values. First and second place winners will receive cash prizes. Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 20 at CSU Stanislaus, MSR140. For more information, contact (209) 667-3982 or calfaro@csustan.edu.

Denise Nordell