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The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council (C.H.A.C.) was established in 2001 by the Board of Supervisors to provide an official liaison and communications link between the Hispanic/Latino community and Coconino County.

CHAC to hold next meeting on June 4, 2019

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FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will hold its next public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the Coconino County Administration Building, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, Arizona.

Download agendas, minutes HERE

CHAC serves as an official liaison and communications link between the Hispanic community and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, so please bring any concerns you may have about equal education opportunities, fair employment, juvenile justice, political representation and other issues.

CHAC is a supporter of the Ballet Folklórico de Colores — Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, the Hispanic Convocation at Northern Arizona University, the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff and other organizations.

Call 928-679-7135, send an email to Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov or visit https://cchac.wordpress.com for more information.

** In lieu of a meeting, CHAC will hold a planning retreat in January

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FLAGSTAFF — El Consejo Asesor Hispano del Condado de Coconino (CHAC) se reunirá a las 5:30 pm 4 de junio, 2019 en el Edificio de Administración del Condado de Coconino, Junta de Supervisores Cámaras, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff.

* Tiempo, lugar puede cambiar. Notificación de cambios se darán a conocer 24 hours antes de la reunión.

CHAC sirve como enlace oficial y nexos de comunicación entre la comunidad hispana y la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Coconino, así que por favor traiga cualquier preocupación que pueda tener acerca de la igualdad de oportunidades de educación, empleo justo, la justicia de menores, la representación política y otros temas.

CHAC es un partidario del Ballet Folklórico de Colores – Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, la Convocación Hispana en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona, la Asociación de Vecinos de Sunnyside de Flagstaff y otras organizaciones.

Llame al 928-679-7135 o envíe un correo electrónico a Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov o visite https://cchac.wordpress.com para más información.

** En lugar de una reunión, CHAC llevará a cabo un retiro de planificación en enero.

CHAC honors Purple Heart recipients, community and student leaders at 2019 César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast

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Photos by Frank X. Moraga & Richard Eaton ©2019 AmigosNAZ
Click on image above to see slideshow of entire event

FLAGSTAFF— Area Purple Heart recipients and their family members received a well-deserved community recognition, while a representative from the Cesar Chavez Foundation recounted the organization’s past while outlining the steps to share the vision César E. Chávez to a new generation, during the fifth annual César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast held Friday, March 29, 2019 at American Legion Mark A. Moore Post No. 3, Flagstaff.

The celebration, which drew a record audience of 150-plus commuity members, dignitaries and elected officials, was presented by the Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC).

Purple Heart recipients honored during the event included Daniel M. Bernardo, Lance Davison, Clory Duran, Miguel Eugene Garcia, Joseph Hudson, Marc. A Hunter, Lori Ann Piestewa, Simon A. Sandoval Jr., Tom G. Urias and Guadalupe Velasco Jr.

Bill Barquin, chair of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and chief operating officer for the Cesar Chavez Foundation’s Communications Fund and its flagship program — Radio Compesina, served as keynote speaker. Barquinhas been recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal as a 40 under 40 Leader in Arizona, as well as a recipient of the Univision Communications “40 Under 40 Hispanic Leaders in Arizona” and Cox Communication’s Hispanic Leader of Arizona.

The celebration also included the presentation of the Community Life Time Award presented to the memory of Robert A. Reyes, a U.S. Navy veteran who passed away on Dec. 31, 2018. “Bobby” was a past State Commander of the American Legion and retired in 2014 as the Post Adjutant.

The 2019 Community Leadership Award was presented to Joe Gutierrez, who has been a principal at Killip Elementary School in Sunnyside for 24 years. Student awards were presented to Omar Gomez, a senior at Northern Arizona University and David Joseph Melendez-Salgado, also a senior at Northern Arizona University.

Planning is already under way for the 2020 celebration. CHAC also plans to honor other area Purple Heart recipients at its future monthly meetings. Recipients or their family members should provide contact information to Susan Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov

 

CHAC to present 5th annual César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast on March 29, 2019

Reservation deadline is March 22

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FLAGSTAFF— The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will present its fifth annual César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at American Legion Post 3, 204 W. Birch Ave., Flagstaff. Doors open at 6:45 a.m.

The event honors Coconino County Purple Heart veterans, community, and student leaders.

Bill Barquin, chair of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and chief operating officer for the Cesar Chavez Foundation’s Communications Fund and its flagship program — Radio Compesina, will be the keynote speaker. Barquin has been recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal as a 40 under 40 Leader in Arizona, as well as a recipient of the Univision Communications “40 Under 40 Hispanic Leaders in Arizona” and Cox Communication’s Hispanic Leader of Arizona.

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the door. Required reservations are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 22. 2019. Contact Susan Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov or call (928) 679-7135 to make reservations or for more information.

Sincerely,

Ruth Eaton,Chair — Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council

 

About CHAC: The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council was established in 2001 with the purpose of advising the County Board f 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 five major areas of focus:

  • To review and make recommendations on proposed local, state and federal legislation affecting the Hispanic community.
  • To examine and assist in planning policies in the areas of employment, education, housing, land use, social services, health, mental health, criminal justice and recreation.
  • To assist Coconino County in recruiting and retaining Hispanic employees.
  • To promote Hispanic cultural arts, historic activities and events.
  • To conduct forums on issues and concerns of the Hispanic community in Coconino County.

CHAC to hold next meeting on April 3, 2019

cropped-cchac-masthed.jpgFLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will hold its next public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Coconino County Administration Building, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, Arizona.

Download agendas, minutes HERE

CHAC serves as an official liaison and communications link between the Hispanic community and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, so please bring any concerns you may have about equal education opportunities, fair employment, juvenile justice, political representation and other issues.

CHAC is a supporter of the Ballet Folklórico de Colores — Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, the Hispanic Convocation at Northern Arizona University, the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff and other organizations.

Call 928-679-7135, send an email to Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov or visit https://cchac.wordpress.com for more information.

** In lieu of a meeting, CHAC will hold a planning retreat in January

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FLAGSTAFF — El Consejo Asesor Hispano del Condado de Coconino (CHAC) se reunirá a las 5:30 pm 3 de abril, 2018 en el Edificio de Administración del Condado de Coconino, Junta de Supervisores Cámaras, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff.

* Tiempo, lugar puede cambiar. Notificación de cambios se darán a conocer 24 hours antes de la reunión.

CHAC sirve como enlace oficial y nexos de comunicación entre la comunidad hispana y la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Coconino, así que por favor traiga cualquier preocupación que pueda tener acerca de la igualdad de oportunidades de educación, empleo justo, la justicia de menores, la representación política y otros temas.

CHAC es un partidario del Ballet Folklórico de Colores – Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, la Convocación Hispana en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona, la Asociación de Vecinos de Sunnyside de Flagstaff y otras organizaciones.

Llame al 928-679-7135 o envíe un correo electrónico a Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov o visite https://cchac.wordpress.com para más información.

** En lugar de una reunión, CHAC llevará a cabo un retiro de planificación en enero.

CHAC to hold next meeting on Feb. 4, 2019

cropped-cchac-masthed.jpgFLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will hold its next public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2019* at the Coconino County Administration Building, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, Arizona.

* Feb. 4, 2019 meeting moved from usual first Wednesday of the month. Time, location subject to change. Notice of changes will be posted 24 hours prior to meeting.

Download agendas, minutes HERE

CHAC serves as an official liaison and communications link between the Hispanic community and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, so please bring any concerns you may have about equal education opportunities, fair employment, juvenile justice, political representation and other issues.

CHAC is a supporter of the Ballet Folklórico de Colores — Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, the Hispanic Convocation at Northern Arizona University, the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff and other organizations.

Call 928-679-7135, send an email to Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov or visit https://cchac.wordpress.com for more information.

** In lieu of a meeting, CHAC will hold a planning retreat in January

***

FLAGSTAFF — El Consejo Asesor Hispano del Condado de Coconino (CHAC) se reunirá a las 5:30 pm 4 de febrero, 2018 en el Edificio de Administración del Condado de Coconino, Junta de Supervisores Cámaras, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff.

* Tiempo, lugar puede cambiar. Notificación de cambios se darán a conocer 24 hours antes de la reunión.

CHAC sirve como enlace oficial y nexos de comunicación entre la comunidad hispana y la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Coconino, así que por favor traiga cualquier preocupación que pueda tener acerca de la igualdad de oportunidades de educación, empleo justo, la justicia de menores, la representación política y otros temas.

CHAC es un partidario del Ballet Folklórico de Colores – Flagstaff, Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces, la Convocación Hispana en la Universidad del Norte de Arizona, la Asociación de Vecinos de Sunnyside de Flagstaff y otras organizaciones.

Llame al 928-679-7135 o envíe un correo electrónico a Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov o visite https://cchac.wordpress.com para más información.

** En lugar de una reunión, CHAC llevará a cabo un retiro de planificación en enero.