Chavez Awards - Events

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Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of César Chávez in 2019

MLK/César Chávez Food Drive

February 11 through March 29

The food drive supports the LMC Food Pantry for students.  Non-perishable/non-expired food donations can be dropped off at the LMC Food Pantry (CC3-817 in the College Complex, between the Veterans Resource Center and the Cafeteria) or at the Office of Student Life (GA Building at the front of campus, between the Child Study Center and LMC Lake). 

CASH FOR COLLEGE: Awakening the Dream

Saturday, February 23, 10AM - 3PM

Students and community members are invited to LMC to learn about financial aid, drop-in legal consultation, and resources for college. Bring your paperwork and fill out the CA Dream Act, FAFSA, and other financial aid forms at our drop-in lab with campus financial aid administrators. Bring relevant documents and work directly with legal counsel in drop-in, first-come first-serve appointments. This conference welcomes Dreamers, Mixed Status Students, Allies, and Families.

Nomination deadline for 2019 César Chávez Awards

Thursday, February 28

Civic & Student Leaders Networking Lunch

Monday, March 11, 12-1:30PM

This event provides an opportunity for LMC's emerging student leaders to connect with East Contra Costa County leaders and dialogue about leadership, learning, service and community -- topics consistent with the core values established by César Chávez.

Women's History: Dolores Huerta

Date to be determined

In celebration of Women's History, the LMC history department wants to explore the impact, inclusion, and exclusion of women's contributions to historical development. To help us accomplish this goal, we will celebrate the life of local activist, Dolores Huerta through her work, words, and activism.

Blindspotting: Film Screening & Discussion

Thursday, March 14, at Maya Cinemas

Facilitated by: Dr. Sabrina T. Kwist, Dean of Equity & Inclusion at LMC; and Sascha Brown, Coordinator of Social Justice at Mills College. 

César Chávez Blood Drive

Tuesday, March 26, in L-109 (time TBA)

César Chávez Awards Program & Recognition Ceremony

Friday, March 29 -- 6PM Reception, 7PM Program