Cesar Chavez Day of Service and Learning

Cesar Chavez Day 2008

Cesar E. Chavez

In partnership with the Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, national nonprofit KaBOOM! and Youth Service California, CaliforniaVolunteers:

* Supports afterschool service clubs in middle schools throughout California

*Built 10 new playspaces in 10 different California communities with the help of 3,000 community volunteers

*Developed curricula about the life and legacy of Cesar E. Chavez to guide school day and after school activities

*Provided professional development opportunities to teachers to integrate lessons about Chavez' life into lesson plans

*Developed curriculum for AmeriCorps members and other national service participants to learn about and integrate lessons about Chavez into their service experience

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Volunteers Build a Playground

Playground build in Redlands

In partnership with national nonprofit KaBOOM!, CaliforniaVolunteers built 10 new playspaces in 10 different communities across the state to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day 2008.



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Afterschool Service Clubs

Two youth painting wall

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.

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Resources to Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day

Educational Materials:
To order copies of posters and bookmarks to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day 2008, click the link above.

Curriculum:
Please click the above link to view curriculum resources for afterschool service clubs and in-school lessons regarding Cesar E. Chavez.

Training and Resources:
Please click the above link to access training opputunities and other resource links.

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