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Santa Cruz County Latino Affairs Commission
Local Events of Interest to the Latino Community

The City of Watsonville's 16th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Awards will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Civic Plaza Community Room, 275 Main Street, Fourth Floor, Watsonville, CA 95076. The event will recognize community members for their community work and activism that exemplifies the values espoused by Cesar E. Chavez. Department volunteers will also be recognized for their dedication to community youth. You can find more information about the event here or contact Imelda Negrete at (831) 728-6084 or at

Betsy Andersen, of the Museo Eduardo Carrillo, will be speaking at the April 3rd Latino Affairs Commission meeting about Creating Bridges: Personal Journeys into Art and Writing, a program that uses contemporary Latinx art to inform personal narratives for middle and high school students. The meeting is from 6:00 - 7:30 PM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the United Way of Santa Cruz County (4450 Capitola Rd, Ste 106, Capitola, CA 95010).