FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will present its inaugural ”César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, March 27 at Tacos Los Altos Westside, 2500 S. Woodlands Village Blvd., Flagstaff.
The event will honor Hispanic Pioneers Lupe Anaya and Tomas H. Vega; Flagstaff City Councilmember Coral Evans and NAU Graduate Student Martha Preciado.
The Honorable Nellie Soto will serve as guest speaker for the event. Soto, retired judge of the Justice Court of the West Phoenix Precinct, became active in the Farm Workers Movement under César E. Chávez. A graduate of Arizona State University, she was presented with the César E. Chávez Community Leadership Award for her outstanding contributions to the Central and West Phoenix communities.
RSVP required to Theresa Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call at (928) 679-7162 for more information.
About CHAC: The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council was established in 2001 with the purpose of advising the County Board of Supervisors on issues and concerns that affect the Hispanic community in Coconino County. In addition to serving as an advisory group to the County supervisors, the council has identified the following four major areas of focus:
- To conduct forums on issues and concerns of the Hispanic community.
- To promote awareness of the need for diversity in employment, training and economic development.
- To assist Coconino County in recruiting and retaining Hispanic employees.
- To promote Hispanic culture, arts, historic activities and events.
- To examine and make policy recommendations in the areas of education, housing, land use, health, social services, recreation and criminal justice issues.
Visit www.cchac.wordpress.com for more information.