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.

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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