César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education

Fall Events

Palabra: Poetry Workshop and Open Mic

Friday, September 11 2020 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM 

Join the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education as we host a poetry workshop and an open night!

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, September 14 2020 at 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through Identity and Indigeneity

Friday, September 18 2020 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM 

Join the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education as we explore our social identities with the Indigenousness Wellness Circle. Learn more about yourself and what it means to hold Latinx and Indigenous ancestry. 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, September 21 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

Side Hustle Entrepreneurship Series: What are Side Hustles and Why are They Important to Marginalized Communities?

Wednesday, September 23 2020 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM PDT

Join us for our first workshop of the Side Hustle Entrepreneurship Series. Learn about pursuing your passions and career, different types of entrepreneurship, and creating multiple streams of income with the what you already have, all while centering yourself and your values. Led by CPP alumna Xiaopan Xue ‘15.

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, September 28 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

Wellness Wednesdays Series: Understanding Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Wednesday, September 30 2020 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM 

Join the Chávez Center as we cultivate a community for wellness and self-care!

Side Hustle Entrepreneurship Series: Incorporating Identity & Values into Branding

Wednesday, September 30 2020 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Our identities and values guide who we are. How do you show the world who you are in branding beyond your product? Why is transparency important to the ethics and success of your business? Led by CPP alumna Xiaopan Xue ‘15. 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, October 5 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Café con CECCHE: Raising anti-racist Humans: Dismantling Colorism & Racism in the Latinx/Chicanx & Biracial Families

Tuesday, October 6 2020 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM 

This Café con CECCHE is designed for non-Black Latinx & Chicanx* folxs. This space will introduce conversation topics and ask participants to reflect on their responsibility to create a more inclusive & just community in their homes & neighborhoods, CECCHE, and Cal Poly Pomona.

Side Hustle Entrepreneurship Series: It Takes a Village: Building Momentum in Marketing

Wednesday, October 7 2020 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Your community is your network! How do you grow your network? How do you get started with charging and finding clients and graduate from doing things for free? How do you determine inclusive pricing and working within your means and find free resources as a studentLed by CPP alumna Xiaopan Xue ‘15. 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, October 12 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Wellness Wednesdays Series: Bounce Back Workshop

Wednesday, October 14 2020 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

Join the Chávez Center as we cultivate a community for wellness and self-care! Everyone has experienced stress and challenging life circumstances. This workshop will help you understand how exposure to chronic stress impacts the brain, learning, and overall health. You will be offered practical strategies to cope with stressful situations and increase emotional regulation. This workshop will identify six areas of self-care you can nurture to bounce back.

Side Hustle Entrepreneurship Series: Using Your Side Hustle to Give Back

Wednesday, October 14 2020 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

How can you utilize your side hustle to give back to the community? What are questions you should ask yourself to make ethical decisions when creating and donating goods or servicesLed by CPP alumna Xiaopan Xue ‘15.

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, October 19 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

What is the meaning of Día de los Muertos? With Fe Montes

Wednesday, October 21 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

The night of offering evokes memories of the past and passed, if you intent to participate in Día de Los Muertos by making an altar this workshop is for you. At this workshop participants will learn about the history of Día de Los Muertos and get creative in building your own DIY altar for your pasted friends and loved ones. 

Organizing in Community with CECCHE & La Union Organization

Friday, October 23rd at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This is a call to all La Union members and to community members/clubs/orgs who would like to be more involved with the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE)! We welcome all students who are interested in playing a role in our programs and events. 

 

Skull Face Painting with Xochitl Palomera

Friday, October 23rd at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Why do we paint our face during Muertos Seasons? Learn about tradition in face painting.  

Applying to Grad School!

Monday, October 26th at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Join us as our Graduate Assistant Oscar Duran and guest speaker Dr. Love from the CPP Career Center discuss the graduate school application process step by step! They’ll be covering important deadlines to keep in mind this Fall, resources to help navigate and plan for grad school and share personal anecdotes from the graduate school experience and application tips! 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, October 26 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

Noche de Ofrenda - Dia de los Muertos Altar Building Workshop

Wednesday, October 28 2020 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 

The night of offering evokes memories of the past and passed, if you intent to participate in Día de Los Muertos by making an altar this workshop is for you. At this workshop participants will learn about the history of Día de Los Muertos and get creative in building your own DIY altar for your pasted friends and loved ones. 

Organizing in Community with CECCHE & La Union Organization

Friday, October 30th 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This is a call to all La Union members and to community members/clubs/orgs who would like to be more involved with the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE)! We welcome all students who are interested in playing a role in our programs and events

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, November 2 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

26th Annual Virtual Día de los Muertos

Monday, November 2 2020 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM 

You are invited to attend the 26th Annual VIRTUAL Día de los Muertos | The Day of the Dead Celebration on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 6:00pm - 7:00 pm. 

Virtual Hangouts with CECCHE

Thursday, November 5th 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Students can come together and hangout with us in a virtual setting.

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, November 9 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Organizing in Community with CECCHE & La Union Organization

Friday, November 13th 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This is a call to all La Union members and to community members/clubs/orgs who would like to be more involved with the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE)! We welcome all students who are interested in playing a role in our programs and events. 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, November 16 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Wellness Wednesdays Series: Personal Growth & Transformation Workshop

Wednesday, November 18 2020 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

This workshop is inspired by the Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom and Toltec people by Don Miguel Ruiz. As a community we will discuss the Four Agreements and learn to apply them for our mental wellbeing.

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, November 23 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, November 30 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu. 

Virtual Hangouts with CECCHE

Thursday, December 3rd 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Just pop-in to say “hey!” 

*Please note that CECCHE Virtual Programs may overlap during; if this is the case join for the schedule program and connect with Wendy at her next virtual drop-in session! You can contact Wendy Via email at wecordova@cpp.edu 

Mindfulness Mondays via Zoom

Monday, December 7 2020 at 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM 

Enjoy 30 minutes of self-care to start your week calm, focused, and aware. Sessions include meditation, journaling, and other forms of mindfulness. All session will be facilitated by a CAPS Counselor. For more information contact Wendy at wecordova@cpp.edu

Organizing in Community with CECCHE & La Union Organization

Friday, December 18th 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This is a call to all La Union members and to community members/clubs/orgs who would like to be more involved with the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE)! We welcome all students who are interested in playing a role in our programs and events.