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Cesar Chavez - Contemplation Breakfast

When: Mon., March 26, 7:30 a.m. 2018
Price: $35 and up
Join us as we reflect on the legacy of Cesar Chavez, a Latino Civil Rights Leader. A gentle, yet determined and resilient man who drove change using non-violence measures. "The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people." Cesar Chavez was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962. Learn how Cesar Chavez Change the World. "Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures." We celebrate his legacy of effecting positive change through education and advocacy. ******************************************************************** "Building on the foundation of advocacy " Celebrate with us, as we recognize leaders who are building on the foundation of advocacy and making a difference in our community today across different platforms! Carlos Sanchez Vice President of External Affairs, AT&T North Carolina Matty Lazo-Chadderton Deputy Director of Public Engagement Office,Office of Governor Roy Cooper Wendy Mateo-Pascual Community Advocate, former Executive Director at Camino Community Center Oliver Merino Community Advocate, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy Rev. Dr. Dwayne Anthony Walker Pastor, Little Rock AME Zion Church Hector Vaca Grassroots Organizer & Charlotte Director, Action NC **************************************************************** Hear from our Keynote speaker Carmen Perez Executive Director of The Gathering for Justice and National Co-Chair of the Women's March on Washington, speak about her journey to promote peace through civil and human rights. http://www.mscarmenperez.com/about/ ******************************************************************** Program *Doors open at 7:15 AM *Networking & Buffet Breakfast-Atrium *Special Musical Presentation "Maria Elena Valdez "La Reina del Mariachi" *Program-Harris Hall *Proclamation from the Mayor *Reflection Presentation: The Cesar Chavez Legacy *Recognition Awards *Unveiling of the Legacy Plague *Keynote Speaker *Guest Speaker, Call to Action, moving forward... National Council for Leadership The National Council for Leadership (NCL) in providing access to comprehensive leadership training to those seeking to enhance their future. NCL is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing leaders to overcome challenges as they strive to achieve their personal purpose, career goals or learn how to help their communities. From grade-school to the board room - leadership development is the roadmap to success. We're building social capital through leadership and bridging the gap of generations; a leader's legacy.

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