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César E. Chávez Celebration Calendar

Join us in celebrating the 22nd Annual UC San Diego César E. Chávez Celebration month. Below is a list of the events that highlight this year's theme "Recordando y Progresando Raíces; Remembering and Progressing our Roots".

March 31 | César Chávez Day Celebration

Please join the School of Medicine community in planting a vegetable garden, which will be displayed on the School of Medicine walkway along with informational facts about farm workers' civil rights and labor union history. During the planting session, the movie History is made one step at a time will be played as a way to educate the community about César Chávez. Students will be asked to bring items for a food pantry drive to aid in supporting food security to a local food pantry that serves the community.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: UCSD School of Medicine

For more information, please contact Paulina Cedillo at

March 31 | Men's Volleyball Game vs Long Beach State

Come celebrate César Chávez Day at the UC San Diego's Men's Volleyball match on Friday, March 31st at 7pm as they face 2022's National Runner Up Long Beach State. We will be remembering and highlighting César Chávez throughout the game.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: LionTree Arena

Tickets: Here

For more information, please contact Michelle Hernandez at

April 6 | Kickoff and Awards Ceremony


Please join us for the 22nd Annual César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff and Scholarship Awards. This year's national theme: "Recordando y Progresando Raíces; Remembering and Progressing our Roots" serves as a tribute to his commitment to social justice and respect for human dignity. The event will recognize student scholars, faculty/staff, alumni and community award recipients who further Chávez’s core values in their communities. This celebration highlights include an inspirational keynote speaker, special performances, a delicious boxed lunch, and more! All campus and community members are invited.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Location: Price Center WEST Ballroom (in-person)

Sold Out!

April 11 | César Chávez Movie Night


Join Muir Student Affairs for our César Chávez Movie Night on April 11, 2023 at 7:15pm. In honor of César Chávez Day, we’ll be screening Walkout at the Muir Quad. Join us as we honor his "legacy of labor activism and social justice and remember how he made sure the voices of California farm workers were heard around the world." 

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: Muir Quad

For more information, please contact Daniela Hernandez at

April 12 | Chicanx/Latinx Triton Social Gathering with UC San Diego Employees and Students Hosted by the UCSD Chicanx/Latinx Alumni Council (CLAC)

Please join us for an event that focuses on bringing together UC San Diego Chicanx/Latinx Alumni, Employees and Students in order to get to know each other, build relationships, learn from each other about Latinx cultural, social, career and academic experiences and work together on addressing issues and needs we identify.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Raza Resource Centro Offices

For more information, please contact Norberto Salazar at

April 13 | Unidos por una causa y por nuestra comunidad: Latinx Alumni Stories


Join the Offices of Alumni Engagement and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a robust panel conversation exploring César Chávez's legacy. Discussing where we've been, where we are now, and how we build the future together.

Time: Institute of the Americas

Location: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Register: Here

For more information, please contact Mayra Marquez at 

April 21 | Adelante

Organized by the Resident Assistants of Sixth College, Adelante is a cultural event to celebrate Chicanx, Latinx, and Hispanic heritage, share their traditions, and educate students about the diaspora of the people. We want to celebrate the commonalities that unite the Latinx community, but also celebrate the differences that exist across various cultures in order to debunk the stereotype that the Latinx community is a monolith. There will be food, activities, and entertainment, each of which will be representative of the various cultures from different Latin American countries. We will also be collaborating with various Latinx student organizations across campus to give them a platform at Adelante. 

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

Location: Sixth College East & West Lawns

For more information, please contact Simran Jandu at

April 22 | Raza goes to Chicano Park Day

The Raza LLC will be going to visit Chicano Park during their famous Chicano Park Day to teach residents about the history of the park and it's important legacy to Chicano history.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LocationChicano Park, Logan Heights

For more information, please contact Nataly Rojo at

April 25 | Triton Transfer Cookbook, Culture & Potluck

Triton Transfers will celebrate identity and culture through curating recipes which showcase our culture, history, and diversity. This potluck will encourage students to submit recipes and stories in advance for us to curate a cookbook to give out to attendees. Students who bring a potluck dish will also receive a $20 grocery gift card.

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

Location: Triton Transfer Hub (Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 261)

For more information, please contact Jackie Duerr at