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César Chávez Day of Service

Thank You! Day of Service 2017

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community...
Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others,
for their sakes and for our own. 
-César Chávez

Each year the campus community is invited to take part in this day of service to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist César Chávez. CSUSM’s César Chávez Day of Service will coincide with César Chávez Day, a state holiday held in remembrance of the late founder of the United Farm Workers Union and pioneer in the struggles for fair wages and humane working conditions for farm workers and their families. Chávez is revered as one of the greatest American civil rights leaders.

Our César Chávez Day of Service took place Friday, March 31, 2017. View pictures from the 2017 Day of Service here!

For more information, contact Catalina Langen, Civic Learning Coordinator at