Past Events

Cesar Chavez Day Celebration at Dover Park Community Garden

Sunday, April 3, 2011

More than 300 people showed up to celebrate and honor activist Cesar Chavez.  The celebration included a variety of speakers, dance and music performances, healthy food demonstrations and samples, fruit tree planting, and mural painting.

The speakers included:

  • Anthony Chavez (grandson of Cesar)
  • MC Claudia Heron
  • Bert Lubin (Children’s Hospital CEO)
  • Mayor Jean Quan

Performers included:

  • Aztec Dance Ceremony by Danza Azteca Cuauhtonal
  • Brown BFLO (funk hip-hop musicians)
  • Jim Barnard (poetry reading)
  • Penina Ava Taesali (poetry reading)
  • Oscar Bermeo (poetry reading)
  • Claudia Heron (poetry reading)

Food was generously donated by:

The mural project was artfully lead by members of Community Rejuvenation Project

Big thanks to our supporters: