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03/20/2012 03Ai Cesar Chavez Month Proclamation • "7-7N, c BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 31q For Meeting of: March 20, 2012 t , l ITEM TITLE: Cesar Chavez Month SUBMITTED BY: CONTACT PERSON/TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Resolution Ordinance Other II (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insuipice Required? No Funding Phone: Source: APPROVED FOR City Manager SUBMITTAL: 71 STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ Cesar Chavez Month proclamation 0 • CITY OE (YAKIM P RO CL A MA rI Wil ERAS, the work for social change and against social injustice is never ending; and WJPEREAS, Cesar Chavez endeavored to put an end to farm worker exploitation, to upgrade working conditions and to reform the agricu(tura( system; and WI EREAS, Cesar Chavez worked to provide dignity to farm workers and develop an economic opportunity accessible to air citizens; and WJPEREAS, the City of Yakima is actively invoked in defending and preserving racial equality and supporting Cesar Chavez philosophy of non - vio and S T47IERSE)LS 1 , the month of March 2012 will he set aside to provide awareness in recognizing Cesar Chavez as the dubious distinction of one of the great leaders of our time, NOW gi- ERETOR , I, Micah Cawley, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on behalf of the City Council, do hereby proclaim the month of March 2012 as I TAKIMA'S CESARCJCAEZ 4OwrI L' and urge alt citizens to join in acknow those people involved in honoring the non - vio philosophy of Cesar Chavez and the principles for which he dedicated his Cfe. Dated this 20th day of March, 2012 Micah Caw Mayor ,p�ORK � �l'/�i`J i J 12 �/z w 4r7 Cesar E. Chavez �• �� Marcha de Paz 4FL -0.0 Acompan "e nos en la celebracion para dar honor al difunto Cesar E. Chavez (1923 — 1993) Carismatico lider y fundador de los "Campesinos Unidos de America — "UFW ". Cesar Chavez dedico su vida para Ia justicia social. Fue un modelo para todos. Salbado 31, de Marzo 2012 11:00 a.m. Reunion de marcha de paz empieza en el centro comunitarios sureste (South East Community Center) ubicado en el 1211 Sur por la calle 7. En Yakima. Bendicion, Musica con Mariachis, Proclamacion del Alcalde de Yakima. 12:00 p.m. Ia marcha empieza al rumbo del Colegio Comunitario de Yakima, calle sur 16 avenida y W. Nob Hill Blvd. 1:00 p.m. hasta 3:00 p.m. Celebracion "Unidas y Paz" en el salon Kendall. Bienvenida: Los estudiantes de MECHA. Festivales: Oradores invitados, Mariachis, Poesfas, exhibicion de arte, comida mejicana, bailables folkorico con los "Bailadores del Sol ", pinatas y mucho mas. Patrocinadores: YVCC - MECHA, Yakima Barrios Unidos, Radio KDNA, YVCC- BSU, CWU- HEP, Safe Yakima Valley, CWU — EOC, United Farm Worker - UFW, OIC — SECC, Amigas Unidas, Salcitas Restaruant. Para mos informacion name a Noel (509) 645-5625 o Aleiandro (509) 952 -4760 "SI SE PUEDE" .4IORI( Cesar E. Chavez . Q O Peace March `AFL -CIO . Join us in celebrating and honoring the late Cesar E. Chavez (1923 -1993) Charismatic speaker, founder and leader of the United Farm Workers of America, (UFW). Cesar Chavez dedicated his life for social justice. He was a role model for everyone. Saturday March 31, 2012 11:00 a.m. gathering for a Peace March at the Southeast Community Center (SECC), 1211 So. 7 Street, Yakima, WA. Blessing - Mariachi Music — March Rally - Yakima Mayor's Proclamation 12:00 Noon march to Yakima Valley Community College atS. 16 Ave. & W. Nob Hill Blvd. 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Celebrating "Peace & Unity" at Y.V.C.C. Kendall Hall Welcome: YVCC — MECHA Students - Festivities includes: Guest speakers, Poetry, Mexican foods, Art exhibits, Folkloric Dancers "Bailadores del Sol ", Mariachis, pinatas and much more. Sponsors: YVCC - MECHA, Yakima Barrios Unidos, Radio KDNA, YVCC- BSU, CWU- HEP, Safe Yakima Valley, CWU — EOC, United Farm Worker- UFW, OIC — SECC, Amigas Unidas, Salcitas Restaruant. For more information contact Noel at (509) 654 -5625 or Alejandro (509) 952 -4760 "SI SE PUEDE"