Skip To Main Content

Programs

Program Highlights

Every year, the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education sponsors and co-sponsors numerous education, cultural, and outreach/retention program that are open to and benefit the entire Cal Poly Pomona community. Any Cal Poly Pomona student, faculty, staff or alumni are welcome to assist in planning any of the annual Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education programs listed below.

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Dia de los Muertos Celebration is an annual cultural event held on the first Friday in November. This event highilights vibrant multicultural altars dedicated to honoring the deceased. This program is a collaboration between the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education and the Ethnic and Women's Studies Department. The Dia de los Muertos Celebration has become an anticipated feastivity and an opportunity for the entire community to come together in celebration of life. This year's celebration will be held on Friday November 3, 2017 from 5:00-9:00pm at the Bronco Commons.

Raza Graduation Celebration

The annual RAZA Graduation Celebration is a cultural event held at the end of the academic year.  The program celebrates the success of graduating Chicano/Latino students. The celebration is a bilingual and bicultural celebration where family, friends, community members come together and honor graduating Chicano/Latino students in a culturally enriching program.

Annual Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner & Reception

The Hilda L. Solis Scholarship Dinner and Reception is an annual program held in the Spring quarter. The program is sponsored by the Cesar E. Chevez Center for Higher Education and the Races Alumni Association. It is a program where student success is celebrated and honored by giving scholarships to students that have excelled in their academics, and campus/community service. The event is named after Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis an alumna of Cal Poly Pomona.

Cesar E. Chavez Day of Service Learning

Every year, the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education sponsors a program that helps to celebrate the life of Cesar E. Chavez while promoting service learning, volunteerism, and community involvement.

Upcoming Events

 

César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education Welcome Back

Thursday, January 4, 2018

11:00 am -1:00 pm

Building 95-L100

César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education

Come together en comunidad to hear about the events for Winter Quarter! Meet CECCHE’s new staff & eat some traditional Latinx treats, pan dulce y chocolate caliente.

 

Identi-Tree Unveiling Thursday, January 11, 2018

12:00pm -1:00 pm

Building 95-L100

César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education

Come join us at the Chávez Center for the unveiling of the Identi-tree, a new interactive installment that allows the community to share their narratives. Bring a copy of a photo to hang or your story to share, and come learn about our new project and how you can help our tree grow!

 

28th Annual Cross-Cultural Retreat

Friday, January 12-14, 2018

Kellogg West Conference Center

Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers

The retreat will take place at Kellogg West Conference Center, on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona. Participants will have the opportunity for honest dialogue about issues related to diversity, social justice, and building effective alliances across cultures