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Cesar Chavez Memorial Breakfast

Program At A Glance

Seventh Annual Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Breakfast

9:00am to 10:00am - Registration

10:00am to 11:00am - Buffet Breakfast

11:00am to 1:00pm - Program

United Farm Workers - Si Se Puede

Welcome to CSU San Bernardino

  • Dr. Enrique Murillo, Professor of Education, and LEAD Executive Director, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Dr. Timothy P. White, Chancellor, California State University - Video Comments
  • Dr. Tomas Morales, President, California State University, San Bernardino;
  • Master of Ceremonies - Michelle Valles, NBC Newscaster
  • Vacant, President, Chicano Latino Caucus of San Bernardino County
  • Invocation by Petra Alexander, Director of Hispanic Affairs, Oficina de Asuntos Hispanos, Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino
  • Pledge of Allegiance will be given by Sara Garcia, Community  Advocate
  • Patriotic Songs - God Bless America

Featured Speakers

  • TBD

Special Guests

  • Artist and Sculptor Latino Icon Ignacio Gomez will be at the event selling his national and international acclaimed posters and art works
  • Art Alcaraz, DJ Campesino Music

Individuals are still able to purchase a table of eight for the amount of $280, or purchase individual tickets at $35 per person.  For more information and to purchase tickets contact George Aguilar at chicanolatinocaucus@aol.com or by phone at 951-906-3130.

About the United Farm Workers

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UFW: United Farm Workers

Founded in 1962 by Cesar Chavez, the United Farm Workers of America is the nation's first successful and largest farm workers union currently active in 10 states. The UFW continues to organize in major agricultural industries across the nation. Recent years have witnessed dozens of key UFW union contract victories, among them the largest strawberry, rose, winery and mushroom firms in California and the nation. 75 percent of California's mushroom industry is now under union contract. In 2007, the United Farm Workers signed its first contract with Salinas, Calif.-based D'Arrigo Bros., California's third-largest vegetable company. The agreement covers 1,800 farm workers in the Salinas and Imperial valleys. The UFW signed a contract, also in 2007, with Three Mile Canyon Farms, America's largest dairy-and the first major union contract protecting farm workers in Oregon. They soon signed up another nearby dairy, Willow Creek. Many recent UFW-sponsored laws and regulations aide farm workers; in California, the first state regulation in the U.S. prevents further heat deaths of farm workers. The UFW is also pushing its historic bipartisan and broadly backed AgJobs immigration reform bill.  Source: United Farm Workers Website

Core Values of Cesar Chavez

  • Integrity: Doing the right thing even when no one is looking
  • Si Se Puede® Attitude: A personal and organizational spirit that promotes confidence, courage, hard work, and the belief that we can do the impossible.
  • Dignity: Recognizing and respecting the inherent worth of all people.
  • Innovation: The active pursuit of new ideas.

Prayer of the Farm Workers' Struggle

Show me the suffering of the most miserable, so I will know my people’s plight.
Free me to pray for others, for you are present in every person.
Help me to take responsibility for my own life, so that I can be free at last.
Grant me the courage to serve others, for in service there is true life.
Give me honesty and patience, so that I can work with other workers.
Bring forth song and celebration, so that the Spirit will be alive among us.
Let the Spirit flourish and grow, so that we will never tire of the struggle.
Help us love even those who hate us, so we can change the world.
Amen.

About Chicano Latino Caucus of San Bernardino County

  • Civic Engagement & Responsibility
  • Voter Registration
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Works to Increase Pipeline and Representation at All Levels of Government
  • Independent Political Action Committee (PAC)

Featured Speakers

  • Master of  Ceremony - Michelle Valles (invited)