Annual Cesar E. Chavez Celebration

This webpage will be updated to reflect the upcoming 2018 MSU Regional César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration. In the meantime we invite you to take a look back on the 2017 MSU Regional César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration via the calendar of events and information below.   

The César E. Chávez Community & Student Leadership Luncheon was scheduled for Friday, April 7th, 2017 (12 noon), at the MSU, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.  Registration for 2018 Coming Soon!

Community Leadership Awards
Starting in December nominations can be submitted here for the 2018 awards! Nominations can be submitted for a number of categories including:  Off Campus Community a) Students & b) Community Members,  and On Campus Community a) MSU Students, b) MSU Faculty, & c) MSU Staff.

Calendar of Events
Cesar Chavez Commemorative Celebration Flyer 2017 Who Will Build Community? Spartans Will. Adelante Forward Magazine Ad

Traditionally, Michigan State University, Lansing Community College, and the City of Lansing join together to honor the life and work of labor leader and civil rights activist César E. Chávez with an annual commemorative celebration held near his birthday (and holiday in several states), March 31.

The celebration includes community events, educational programs, volunteer opportunities, and blood drives, as well as a community awards program.