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Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration at UC Davis

Saturday, April 13, 2013
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rene Aguilera
Location Details:
Freeborn Hall & Wellman Hall, University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616

Come to the 13th Annual Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference on April 13, 2013 at the University of California, Davis inside Freeborn Hall, 1 Shields Ave in Davis, CA 95616. Breakfast begins at 9am and the Aztec Opening Ceremony begins at 9am. Meet the Professional's will be begin at 9:25am followed by over 40 workshops related to careers and college readiness. There will also be workshops for parents. A free lunch begins at 12:00pm with live cultural entertainment. T-Shirts will be given out. There will be an arts, educational, health and job fair! Bring all your friends and family.

SAVE THIS DATE – Saturday, April 13, 2013 - Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference & Celebration - Art, Education, Job and Health Fair
DATE: Saturday April 13, 2013 TIME: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Event Location: Freeborn Hall & Wellman Hall, University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave, Davis CA 95616

Conference Coordinator: Rene Aguilera Email Address raguilera [at]
Or rosevilleschoolboard [at] or at raguilera [at]
Phone Number 916-532-5998 or 916-532-8891

Note from Rene: We need volunteers, vendors, students, sponsors and presenters. Email me at raguilera [at] or call me anytime at 916-532-5998 or at 916-532-8891, if you can help or volunteer or donate any monies to help defray the costs associated with this important Youth Conference.

Davis, CA - The Hispanic Empowerment Association of Roseville (HEAR), the California Latino School Boards Association, the Office of Campus Community Relations, and the Roseville High School M.E.Ch.A. Latino Student Club will host the 13th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference – Arts, Education, Health and Job Fair for students in all grades and their parents. The educational fair will have college recruiters and information designed to empower families to become stronger advocates for their children's education.

The Youth Conference is open to all students but targets grades 6th to 12th and parents. The new location and date is April 13, 2013 from 9am to 4pm at UC Davis – Freeborn Hall located at 1 Shields Ave., Davis, CA 95616. Take Interstate 80 and get off on Exit 72 / Richards Blvd North toward Downtown Davis. Turn left on 1st St. and take the third right onto B St. and than turn left onto Russell Blvd. and turn left onto Howard Way. Park for free inside the Parking Structure on Howard Way and Freeborn Hall is 500 feet away located at 1 Shields Ave. on the campus of the University of California, Davis.

Over 500 students and parents attended last year and many community role-models. The event is free and pre-registration is not required but suggested. Pre-registration is available by downloading conference information at The Conference began twelve years ago in the Roseville Joint Union High School District by Board Trustee, Rene Aguilera, and kicks off one of many upcoming Cesar Chavez State Holiday Events.

Cesar Chavez was co-founder and president of the United Farm Workers, leading the union from the 1960s to his death at age 66 in 1993 and organized farm workers in several states. In 2000, Governor Gray Davis signed SB 984, asking that school districts give an hour of instruction in all schools around Chavez's March 31 Birthday about the UFW founder's lessons on non-violence, self-sacrifice and social justice. Then, in the afternoon, students are to engage in some form of public service appropriate for their age and grade called the Cesar Chavez Day of Service of Learning.

“The Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference supplements what most school districts do on or around March 31 – his birthday and acts as a primer for learning”, said, Aguilera, also the conference coordinator, “We ask parents, students, educators and business and community leaders to come out and volunteer their time to teach and learn from each other on both days.”

Topics will include student financial aid, scholarships and career information including law, journalism, military, teaching, social welfare, art, music and dance, medicine, law enforcement and pro athletes and many others.

The Conference will feature several notable speakers and presenters from the Sacramento area education community and national organizations such as SEIU Local 1000, California Teacher's Association, Classified School Employees Association, The College Board, Community College, CSU and UC Schools, Sacramento Central Labor Council, Sacramento Visitor’s and Convention Bureau, Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, UC Davis Chicano / Latino Alumni Association, American G.I. Forum, La Raza Lawyers Association, League of United Latin American Citizens, Latinos Unidos, United Farm Workers of America, Latino Leadership Council, Labor Council of Latin American Advancement, Society of Hispanic Engineer Professionals and the National Council of La Raza.
Added to the calendar on Sat, Feb 9, 2013 4:39PM
§Chavez Youth Conference on April 13 at UCD
by Rene Aguilera
All youth and parents are invited to our Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference on April 13, 2013 at UCD

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One thing you never see is how dead set against illegal immigration Cesar Chavez was. He knew that they took jobs away from the UFW and was radically opposed to it.
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