Cesar Chavez Day Overview
CaliforniaVolunteers administers the Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning program which works to engage California’s youth in service and civic participation while learning about Chavez’ life and legacy.
Order copies of posters and bookmarks to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day 2009 and view curriculum resources for afterschool service clubs and in-school lessons regarding Cesar E. Chavez.
Volunteers Build a Playground
This year, CaliforniaVolunteers, in partnership with national nonprofit KaBOOM!, will build 7 new playspaces in 7 different communities across the state to celebrate the life and legacy of Cesar E. Chavez. In 2007 and 2008, CaliforniaVolunteers constructed 20 playspaces across California.
Afterschool Service Clubs
In partnership with with Youth Service California, CaliforniaVolunteers supports afterschool service clubs in Title I middle schools.
In 2007, CaliforniaVolunteers awarded more than $2 million in grants to establish and maintain 77 afterschool service clubs across California.
Training & Resources
Please click the above link to access training opportunities and other resource links.
Please click the above link to access Cesar Chavez Day news and press materials