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MEDIA ADVISORY: Student “Chavistas” from 22 San Diego Unified Schools Honor Cesar Chavez at 9th Annual Mañanitas Breakfast

MEDIA ADVISORY: Student “Chavistas” from 22 San Diego Unified Schools Honor Cesar Chavez at 9th Annual Mañanitas Breakfast
Posted on 03/22/2018

San Diego Unified School District

Student “Chavistas” from 22 San Diego Unified Schools Honor Cesar Chavez at 9th Annual Mañanitas Breakfast
More than 900 students will take part in the celebration of the civil rights leader's birthday at the Mission Bay Hilton

WHAT: The 9th Annual Las Mañanitas Breakfast will host several hundred elementary and middle school students who participate in the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs. Since 2001, the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs have offered San Diego Unified students exciting and innovative leadership development opportunities. The clubs are built on the ten values of Cesar Chavez and are designed to engage club members in leadership and community service activities. The San Diego Unified School District has the largest number of Cesar Chavez Service Clubs in California with more than 30 throughout the district. This year the event will honor Jeff Cohen, who was the was chief legal counsel to the United Farm Workers from 1967 to 1981.

For more information on the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs visit: www.ChavezClubs.org

SPEAKERS AVAILABLE:

Jerry Cohen, Honoree
Linda and Carlos LeGrette, Founders, Cesar Chavez Clubs
Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District
“Chavista” Student participants

WHEN: Friday, March 23, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:Mission Bay Hilton Resort and Spa, 1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA 92109


Media Contact: Isabella McNeil, San Diego Unified School District, 619-341-2343 Imcneil@Sandi.net