Thought Center

cesar chavez day

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Youth Volunteers Say “Si Se Puede” to Eliminating Substandard Housing

Local Youth will Kick Start Act! Speak! Build! Week with a Cesar Chavez Build Day Event on Saturday, March 31

Los Angeles, CA – March 30, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and local youth will be commemorating the life of farm labor activist, Cesar Chavez, with a build day event on Saturday, March 31. The event will take place on a build site at 3232 Euclid Ave. in Lynwood, CA. from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. In addition to celebrating Chavez’s legacy of non-violent activism and justice for all, the day will also serve as the official launch of Habitat for Humanity’s annual Act! Speak! Build! Week (ASBW).

The student-initiated week of advocacy, taking place April 1-7, seeks to empower young people to educate themselves and their communities on affordable housing and move people to action. Students, ages 5-25, lead and initiate their own advocacy activities with the support of HFH GLA.

View Full Post