Cesar Chavez Convocation

The Cesar Chavez Convocation is an annual event to commemorate the legacy of Cesar Chavez and the to highlight the work of social justice activists impacting the Latino/a communities. The Convocation is produced in collaboration with El Centro- Chicano/a Latino/a Resource Center and C.A.R.E. (Community and Resource Empowerment e2). For more information on this event, check out the El Centro website or email elcentro@ucsc.edu

This year the conference will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in the Colleges Nine and Ten MultiPurpose Room.

Past Keynote Speakers

13th Annual: Carmen Perez

12th Annual: Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez

11th Annual: Cesar Cruz

10th Annual: Dolores Huerta

9th Annual: Jose Antonio Vargas 

8th Annual: Gregory Boyle 

7th Annual: Maria Hinojosa

6th Annual: Kent Wong 

5th Annual: Guillermo Gomez-Pena 

4th Annual: Maria Elena Durazo

3rd Annual: Arturo Rodriguez 

2nd Annual: Luis Valdez 

1st Annual: Dolores Huerta