(Photo: Courtesy of Mark Salinas, Hayward City Council)
CSUEB faculty to speak at Hayward's Cesar Chavez Teach-In, March 28
- March 28, 2013 5:00am
Labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez will be honored at a teach-in March 28 at Hayward City Hall. Cal State East Bay faculty members-- Lettie Ramirez, professor of teacher education, and Carlos Salomon, associate professor of ethnic studies and Latin American studies -- are scheduled to speak.
The teach-in, entitled "La Familia," is hosted by city Hayward Councilmen Mark Salinas and Francisco Zermeno. "In 2011, Councilman Zermeno and I started hosting these teach-ins to honor Cesar Chavez, his work and his legacy," Salinas said.
Musician Jorge Gabriel Martinez Feliciano will perform, along with Mariachi Juvenil de Hayward. Food will be provided by three Hayward restaurants. The teach-in starts with a reception at 5 p.m., with the program beginning at 5:30 p.m. City Hall is at 777 B St.
California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.