Come to the 14th Annual Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference on March 15, 2014 at the University of California, Davis inside Freeborn and Wellman Hall in Davis, CA.
Breakfast begins at 8am and the Aztec Opening Ceremony begins at 9am. A Play called "Secrets" will begin at 9:30am performed by the Kaiser Educational Theater Program followed by over 40 workshops related to careers and college readiness. There will also be workshops for parents.
A free lunch begins at 12:30pm with live cultural entertainment. T-Shirts will be given out. Over 40 vendors will be at the arts, educational, health and job faire! Bring all your friends and family.
SAVE THIS DATE – Saturday, March 15, 2014 -
Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference & Celebration - Art, Education, Job and Health Fair
DATE: Saturday March 15, 2014 TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE!
Event Location Details: University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave. Davis, CA, 95616
Conference Coordinator: Rene Aguilera
Email Address: rene.aguilera2020 [at] gmail.com
Phone Number 916-532-5998
Address: HEAR - 136 Donner Ave., Roseville, CA 95678
Note from Rene: We need volunteers, vendors, students, sponsors and presenters. Email me at rene.aguilera2020 [at] gmail.com
or call me anytime at 916-532-5998, if you can help or volunteer or donate any monies to help defray the costs associated with this important Youth Conference. We are going on 14 years!
Roseville, CA - The Hispanic Empowerment Association of Roseville (HEAR), the Latino Leadership Council, UC Davis and the California Latino School Boards Association will host the 14th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Education Fair for 6th to 12th graders 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 any and all and will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the UC Davis Campus located at 1 Shields Ave. in Davis, CA 95616 - which is about 10 miles west of Sacramento – the State Capitol.
Take Interstate 80 toward Richards and turn left on Russell and than left on Howard and park for FREE inside the North Parking Structure across from Freeborn Hall. Everyone report to Freeborn Hall across from the Memorial Union.
1,000 sixth to twelve graders attended last year and 500 parents. The event is free and pre-registration is required at eventbrite.com under Davis, CA events or at http://www.ycoe.org
The Conference began fourteen years ago in the Roseville Joint Union High School District 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 other careers.
The Conference will feature several notable speakers and presenters from the Sacramento area education community and national organizations such as the SEIU Local 1000, Sacramento Central Labor Council, California Teacher's Association, Classified School Employees Association, KMAX Channel 31-KOVR Channel 13, The College Board, Community Colleges, State Universities and University of California Schools, Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund, American G.I. Forum, La Raza Lawyers Association, League of United Latin American Citizens, UNIVISION, California Latino School Board Members Association, United Farm Workers of America, Latina Leadership Network, Labor Council of Latin American Advancement, Society of Hispanic Engineer Professionals and the National Council of La Raza.
A clip or part of the new movie - "Cesar Chavez" will also be shown. The motion picture opens nation wide on April 28, 2014. http://www.hear2000.org