César Chávez

Building Inclusive Communities

Events are FREE and OPEN to the Public.

Monday, March 26

Symbols of Resistance Movie and Discussion

11:00am – 1:00pm

Lory Student Center Theater

Free and open to the public—no tickets are required. Door will open at 10:30am. Symbols of Resistance explores the history of the Chican@ Movement as it emerges in the 1970s with a focus on events in Colorado and Northern New Mexico. It focuses on the struggle for land, the student movement, and community struggles against police repression highlighting the significance of the Chican@ movement and its relevance to struggles for social justice today.

There will be a discussion facilitated by Dr. Priscilla Falcon immediately following the film.

Contact: Dr. Manuel Del Real

Thursday, March 29

César Chávez Community Celebration

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom A & B

Join us for a night of recognition for vibrant young leaders in Colorado State University, Front Range Community College, and Poudre School District students who not only represent Chávez’ vision, but continue his legacy through their daily actions. Food, fun, and entertainment will be provided.

Contacts: Dr. Manuel Del Real or Ali Raza