SCAQMD Hosts Cesar Chavez Day of Remembrance

March 15, 2017

For the third consecutive year the South Coast Air Quality Management District will honor the memory of civil rights and labor activist Cesar Chavez with an inspirational event focusing on the environment and air quality.  Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez and farmworker coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will keynote the event.  Also, Fabian Nuñez, former speaker of the state Assembly and author of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, will be honored with the Richard Alatorre Environmental Justice for All Award.  

WHEN: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:      
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 N. Main St.
Los Angeles, Calif. 90012


BACKGROUND:
Media are invited to attend the Day of Remembrance.  The public is encouraged to RSVP for this complimentary luncheon event by no later than Friday, March 17.  Please call 909-396-2432 or email cleanairconnections@aqmd.gov to reserve a seat.
 
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