March 27, 2010
Fourth Annual Flint Cesar Chavez March
11am: "The Life of Cesar Chavez" performed by the Ballet Folklorico Estudiantil in the Kiva Theatre
Noon: Cesar Chavez March down Chavez Drive followed by a reception and lunch
Keynote Speaker: Jane Garcia, US Census Bureau
The Hispanic Latino Collaborative of Genesee County proudly presents a Citizens March to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Cesar E. Chavez scheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2010 at noon. The walk will commence at U of M Flint's Harding Mott University...Continue reading "4th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Citizens March"...
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The Merrill Park Elementary School is having its annual 5th grade Cesar E. Chavez Quiz Bowl Competition on April 30, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Merrill Park Elementary School teacher Rebecca Sanchez coordinates the event between a 4-5 student Merrill Park team and a 4-5 student team from a competing elementary school in the Saginaw school district.
Students study aspects of Cesar E. Chavez's life and the work of the UFW.
WHEN: March 31st, 2010 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
WHERE: Barack Obama Room
Holden Hall Basement East Lansing, MI 48824
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The Chavez Collection received a donation of Mexican feature films from Lansing resident and area business owner Juan Beltran. To access most of these film titles do a subject search in the MSU Libraries catalog using the following subject phrases: motion pictures mexican or motion pictures mexico
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A new exhibit on Chicana/os and Latina/os in the mystery genre is currently on display. The display includes works by mystery authors Alex Abella, Max Apodaca, Rodolfo Anaya, Lucha Corpi, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Rolando Hinojosa, Michael Nava, Manuel Ramos and others.
Also included are works on Michigan’s first Chicano sleuths: Elmore Leonard’s Sgt. Raymond Cruz of the Detroit Homicide Division in City Primeval and Doug Allyn’s tough Detroit cop Lupe Garcia in The Cheerio Killings and Motown Underground. For other Midwest Chicano and Latino sleuths, contact Diana Rivera at dianar@...Continue reading "New Exhibit in Chavez Collection Case"...