Celebrating the life of César Chávez
César Chávez Award for Exemplary Community Service, East County Educator Award and Chávez Spirit Award
Los Medanos Colleges invites nominations for our three annual recognition awards that honor those whose record of voluntary/community service in East Contra Costa County reflects the great tradition of service exemplified by labor leader and human rights activist, Mr. César Chávez:
- The LMC César Chávez Award is presented to a one of our local citizens who best represents the core values modeled by César Chávez: Service to Others, Sacrifice, Help the Most Needy, Determination, Non-Violence, Acceptance of All People, Respect for Life and the Environment, Celebrating Community, Knowledge, and Innovation.
- The 2015 Award recipient is Tony Jimenez
- The César Chávez East County Educator Award recognizes a member of the educational community who demonstrates the qualities of César Chávez and a commitment to student success and equity, particularly for students of color and those from low-income families.
- The 2015 Award recipient is Kelly Basmagian and Sylvia Ramirez
- The Chávez Spirit Award is given to an emerging leader who embodies the spirit of César Chávez and, within the last year, has made a significant impact on the local community in the areas of advocacy and social justice.
- The 2015 Award recipient is Gabriela Baños-Galván
To offer your nomination fill out the form below or you can download and mail this PDF form to:
Jennifer Adams, Los Medanos College, 2700 E. Leland Rd., Pittsburg, CA 94565,
or by fax to (925) 427-1599 or by email to: JAdams@losmedanos.edu.