MEDIA ADVISORY: Student “Chavistas” from 22 San Diego Unified Schools Honor Cesar Chavez at 10th Annual Mañanitas Breakfast

Posted: Thursday, March 21st 2019


MEDIA ADVISORY                            


March 21, 2019


Student “Chavistas” from 22 San Diego Unified Schools Honor Cesar Chavez at 10th Annual Mañanitas Breakfast

More than 150 students will take part in the celebration of the civil rights leader’s birthday.


 WHAT:The 10th Annual Las Mañanitas Breakfast will host over one hundred elementary and middle school students who participate in the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs. Since 2001, the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs have offered San Diego Unified students meaningful and innovative leadership development opportunities. The clubs are built on the ten values of Cesar Chavez and are designed to engage club members in leadership and community service activities. The San Diego Unified School District has the largest number of Cesar Chavez Service Clubs in California with more than 30 throughout the district. This year the event will honor Eliseo Medina, a Mexican American labor union activist and leader for immigration reform. 



WHEN: Friday, March 22, 2019 7:00 – 9:00a.m. Doors open at 6:30a.m. 



WHERE:Mission Bay Hilton Resort and Spa, 1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA 92109 





Eliseo Medina, Honoree                                               


Linda and Carlos LeGerrette, Founders, Cesar Chavez Clubs                                               


Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District                                               


“Chavista” Student participants 




BACKGROUND: The Cesar Chavez Service Club of San Diego is dedicated to teaching youth to believe in themselves and to know that they can make a difference.  The organization teaches the values, leadership and organizational skills necessary for participation in a democratic society. For more information on the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs visit:




Media Inquiries: Maureen Magee, Communications Director, (619) 381-7930.






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