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March 26 through 30 — NAU Ethnic Studies to present César Chávez Week events

FLAGSTAFF — NAU Ethnic Studies will present a series of César Chávez Weekevents from March 26 through March 30.

Events include:

  • March 26 — 7 to 9 p.m. Monday — Film showing of “Salt of the Earth” (1954), NAU Student Union, Room 105, Office of Inclusion: Multicultural & LGBTQIA Student Services (IMQ).
  • March 27 — 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday — Opening of the Farmworkers Photo Collection with Dr. Jerry Garcia. “The Farmworker Experience and UFW Organizing in the Pacific Northwest,” NAU Student Union Extension (near the food court).
  • March 28 — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday — “The Crusade for Justice and Corky Gonzales Relationship with Cesar Chavez and the Farmworker Movement” with Ernesto Virgil, SBS Castro Building, Room 217.
  • March 29 — 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday — “Agricultural Labor Production and Organizing in the U.S. Empire 1900 to 1980” with Dr. Jose G. Moreno. Film: Documentary on “Dolores Huerta” 2018).
  • March 30 — 4 to 6 p.m. Friday — MEChA de NAU Film Night — “Walkout” (2006), NAU Student Union, Room 105, Office of Inclusion: Multicultural & LGBTQIA Student Services (IMQ).

Sponsored by NAU Ethnic Studies and the IMQ Office. Contact Ethnic Studies at 928-523-8481  or the Office of Inclusion: Multicultural & LGBTQIA Student Services (IMQ) at 928-523-5656 for more information.

CHAC to hold meeting on Dec. 6

cropped-cchac-masthed.jpgFLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the Coconino County Administration Building, Second Floor Conference Room, 219 E. Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, Arizona.

* Time, location subject to change. Notice of changes will be posted 24 hours prior to meeting.

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 928-679-7120, send an email to Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov or visit https://cchac.wordpress.com for more information.

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FLAGSTAFF — El Consejo Asesor Hispano del Condado de Coconino (CHAC) se reunirá a las 5:30 pm 6 de diciembre en el Edificio de Administración del Condado de Coconino, Junta de Supervisores Cámaras, 219 E. Cherry Ave., segundo piso en la sala de conferencias, de 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 928-679-7120 o envíe un correo electrónico a Susie Garretson at sgarretson@coconino.az.gov o visite https://cchac.wordpress.com para más información.

Career, educational organizations ready to provide information at 2nd annual College & Career Resource Fair at Killip Elementary on Oct. 1

Participants receive information on school to college transition programs at Northern Arizona University during the inaugural College & Career Resource Fair.
Participants receive information on school to college transition programs at Northern Arizona University during the inaugural College & Career Resource Fair in 2015.

FLAGSTAFF — More than a dozen community education and career organizations are prepared to provide information for the second annual College & Career Resource Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Killip Elementary School, 2300 E. 6th Ave., Flagstaff.

Presented by the Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC), the fair is open to parents, high school students and interested community members and will offer information to help area youth prepare for employment, internships, job shadowing and high-school-to-college transition and find financial aid as they prepare for higher education and the next steps needed for their future.

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Flagstaff Police Department Citizens Liaison Committee to hold public meeting at Flagstaff High School on Sept. 14

sept-14FLAGSTAFF — The Flagstaff Police Department Citizens Liaison Committee will hold its next quarterly public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Flagstaff High School, 400 W. Elm Ave., Flagstaff.

Receive feedback from the Flagstaff Police Department on citizen input from the committee’s open house meeting on June 22 at the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association and a brief presentation on the use of body cameras by police officers.

The volunteer community group was formed following discussions with the community in early 2014 and is supported by a grant from the Arizona Community Foundation, the Flagstaff Community Foundation and the Forest Highlands Foundation.

Members work to improve the communications process between the department and the community, encourage community members to submit complaints without fear of retribution and provide a proactive informational forum to address community concerns when incidents and issues arise.

The entire community is invited to be a part of this meeting. Light refreshments will be provided. If special accommodations  are needed, please contact the Flagstaff Police Department at 928-779-3646 at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting date/time.

CHAC to present second annual César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast on April 1

04-01-16 Cesar E. Chavez Community Recognition BreakfastFLAGSTAFF — The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council will present the second annual César E. Chávez Community Recognition Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, April 1 at Tacos Los Altos Westside, 2500 S. Woodlands Village, Flagstaff.

The event will honor Hispanic veterans, community and student leaders.

The guest speaker is Jose J. Cortez, who will share his story of working with the United Farm Workers Union and also on the KJZZ program “Making of the ‘Chavistas.’ ” Click here to listen to the program.

RSVP required to tthomas@coconino.az.gov or call 928-679-7162.