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César E. Chávez Celebration Calendar

Join us in celebrating the 23rd Annual UC San Diego César E. Chávez Celebration month. Below is a list of the events that highlight this year's theme "Celebrando y Luchando por La Causa; Celebrating and Fighting for the Cause."

March 28 | Cesar Chavez Day of Service with Words Alive


We're thrilled to partner with Words Alive for Cesar Chavez Day of Service, collaborating to create learning kits and write “Words of Inspiration” letters. Words Alive's dedication to nurturing literacy and connecting children, teenagers, and families with the transformative power of reading perfectly aligns with UCSD's mission to support our local San Diego community.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

For more information, please contact Kaylee Howard at

April 4 | 23rd Annual César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff

Join us for UC San Diego's 23rd Annual César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff and Scholarship Awards. This in-person event will kick off a month-long celebration featuring our theme: Celebrando y Luchando por La Causa, with a guest speaker and entertainment! Information on table sales coming soon.

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

LocationPrice Center Ballroom

For more information, please contact for more information.

April 5 | SADAP Cesar Chavez Event

Having student groups come out to show off their culture and traditions for students to participate. This would be an opportunity for students to learn how to get involved with the different communities through these different organizations.

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

April 10 | OASIS Cesar Chavez Mixer


OASIS Creative Arts Fellows invites students, faculty, and staff to come celebrate Cesar and talk about artwork. Learn more about how Cesar Chavez has impacted our students and give input about what Cesar Chavez art could look like. Wirh special guest Professor of Theater & Dance, Robert Castro!

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Dolores Huerta Room

April 17 | Out and Proud Lecture and Art Workshop featuring Johanna Toruño


Johanna is a Salvadoran born community taught visual artist utilizing the streets as a public platform and gallery. She was inspired and taught by her experiences growing up in the aftermath of the civil war in her country to use poster work as a medium to self express and center a queer migrant lens.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30p.m.

LocationLGBT Resource Center

For more information, please contact Maribel Gomez at

April 20 |In- person MEChA High School Conference


Empower Latinx students at the Asynchronous High School Conference, fostering a college atmosphere. This event offers resources, insights, and opportunities, ensuring equitable access to higher education, whether pursuing a university or other avenues for advanced learning.

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Sixth College

For more information, please contact Karen Hurtado or MEChA at ,

April 20 | Chicano Park Day Celebration Trip


Join us on a trolly ride to celebrate Chicano Park Day! Enjoy the music, food and cluture of Barrio Logan. Free meal is included!

Please fill out interest form,

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Latin American Studies Building


April 20 | RAZA Living Learning Community

The Latin America Hall and Asante House RAs want to continue our yearly tradition of taking a group of our RAZA LLC residents to Chicano Park to celebrate Chicano Park Day and teach residents about its history and its importance to Chicano history.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Chicano Park

For more information, please contact Diego Gonzalez at 

April 26 | Adelante

Adelante is a cultural event to celebrate Chicanx, Latinx, and Hispanic heritage, share their traditions, learn about the diaspora of the people, and debunk many myths and stereotypes that are commonly associated with the Latinx community. There will be food, activities, and entertainment, all representative of various cultures.

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Sixth College East & West Lawns

For more information, please contact Harrison Kung at

April 27 | Virtual MEChA High School Conference


Raices del Cambio, Annual High School Conference in English and Spanish hosted by MECHA de UC San Diego. An event aimed to help and encourage high school students to apply to higher education and know what it's like to be a UCSD student. Depending on the language preference, we will be providing two separate Zoom meetings, one in Spanish and the other one in English. We will be sending out the Zoom links via email. Students and teachers are welcome to join as well. 

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Virtual

Please register using this link,

For more information, please contact