Tag: Cesar Chavez

RCC’s Cesar Chavez Day event emphasizes speeches and activism

By Jennipher Vasquez Youth involvement and activism were emphasized by Teresa Romero, President of the United Farm Workers of America, on March 28 at Riverside City College. “We work on changing laws that would protect farmer workers not only under contract but throughout the state of California so it is important to me to get

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RCC holds Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

For Juliana Garcia, a Riverside City College student, the Cesar Chavez Day celebration hit home.

“My great grandpa stood by Cesar’s side when they were walking. It’s important to be grateful of where our produce comes from,” Garcia said.

Activists aim for federal holiday

Activists in favor of remembrance of the Cesar Chavez holiday gathered on the steps of the Martin Luther King building at Riverside City College on March 29, to wave flags bearing the logo “¡Si Se Puede!” or “yes we can.”

Cesar Chavez’s impact lives on

Posted: April 8, 2015 | Written by Brooke Cary Students lined the street outside Terracina Dr. and Mine Okubo St. drawn by hispanic music, banners, club tents and free tacos for students and staff on March 30. The event was a Cesar Chavez celebration, part of a 3-day event that ASRCC and Diversity group Puente

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RCC honors Cesar Chavez

Posted: March 24, 2015 | Written by Brooke Cary The kickoff for Cesar Chavez Day celebration will be taking place on the steps of the Martin Luther King Jr. building from 12:50-2 p.m., March 26. Mariaches los Imperiales will be performing songs related to Cesar Chavez and his work. Arturo Armas, a laborer who worked

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Tigers down Pirates in overtime

The Orange Coast Pirates fought tooth and nail, though in the end they could not keep the Tigers down. Riverside City College’s men’s soccer team was back on their game during the Oct. 3 event at Bobby Bonds Field in the Cesar Chavez community center. The Tigers won 5-3 in a ferocious team effort.