Cesar Chavez

La Union Hace La Fuerza / Stronger United

Events are FREE and OPEN to the Public.

Monday, March 27

``McFarland, USA`` Movie Viewing

10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm

El Centro LSC 225

Jim White and his family move after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven migrant field worker students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams. An exciting movie about inspiration and dedication.

Contact: Manuel Del Real

Tuesday, March 28

Artivism & The Chicano Movement

12:30pm – 2:30pm

LSC 212

Join us for an afternoon of exploration as we learn about the history of the Chicano Movement and engage in artivism as a platform for therapy, social activism, and identity/cultural awareness. We will have food and music during this event designed to empower students as activists and the next generation of Latinx leaders.

Contact: Manuel Del Real or Michael Pupiales

Wednesday, March 29

Dolores Huerta Presentation

1:30pm

El Centro LSC 225

Come celebrate and learn about the life achievements of Dolores Huerta! We will learn of Huerta’s past and present contributions to the Latinx community alongside César Chávez and of her own efforts and victories.

Contact: Manuel Del Real

 

Thursday, March 30

César Chávez Community Celebration

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom C & D

Join us for a family night of food and entertainment. We will recognize vibrant young leaders in the Poudre School District who not only represent Chávez’ vision, but continue his legacy through their daily actions.

Contact: Dr. Guadalupe Salazar

Friday, March 31

``Latino Americans, Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride``

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm

El Centro LSC 225

Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity, as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies, and empowerment in the political process.

We will also be celebrating the birthday of César Chávez with cake.

Contact: Manuel Del Real

Spring Author Series: Hector Tobar, Author of Deep Down Dark

6:00pm

Hilton Fort Collins, 425 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO 8026

Free and open to the public—no tickets are required. Door will open at 5:30 PM, and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. A book signing and sales will follow the program.

Contact: David Ramsay