Hello LRT Members,
Hope you are all doing well. Here are some announcements for this week, please scroll down, lots of great information up until the end:
- We are gearing up for our Annual Cesar Chavez Breakfast, which takes place every March on his birthday. This will be the 18th Cesar Chavez Breakfast and we are asking you to please save the date for the morning of Friday March 25th 2022. For the past two years, we have done it virtually. This year, we hope we can do it in person. More details to follow.
At this time, we are asking our members to please nominate community leaders for this year’s honorees. Who do you think we should honor at this year’s breakfast?
Nominate a community leader who embodies and lives out the core values of Cesar Chavez by January 7th 2022-
Service to Others, Sacrifice, Preference to help the most in need and forgotten no matter how difficult the challenge, Determination, Nonviolence, Acceptance of All People, Respect for Life and Environment, Celebrating Community, Knowledge, and Innovation
Please include the name of the person and your reasons. You can write your nomination in the body of an email or include an attachment. Your nomination does not have to be long and the deadline is January 7th. The LRT board reviews your nominations and selects the honorees. The honorees will be announced in late January 2022 and highlighted at the breakfast.
Social Justice Scholarships – Please share with your networks. Every year we recognize local students who are doing their part. The application is open to all high school seniors and college/university students who are from the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley. The application is attached and you will be able to access it on our website soon- www.latinolatinaroundtable.org. For more information, please call (909) 480-6267.
Events this week:
12/13/2021 – Clean Mobility Workshop and Yoga event at Tony Cerda Park. Join Clean Mobility Fellows, Liberated SOON and Jasmine Rocha for an afternoon of yoga in the park. Everyone is welcome and our instructor is able to provide modifications for various levels of mobility and flexibility. This is a bilingual space as well. If it rains, we will host this workshop on zoom and share the link with you all. Stay tuned.
12/14/2021 -Join us for our last En Confianza (via Facebook Live) for 2021. We will chat with our very own Angela Sanbrano. Angela is our Board Vice President and a powerhouse immigrant rights activist. Stop by Facebook at noon on Tuesday December 14th. En Confianza is a weekly space where we highlight resources and community leaders. En Confianza conversations are in Spanish and we hope to continue in 2022. Please share your feedback about En Confianza.