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Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education

Welcome to the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education

The mission of the Cal Poly Pomona César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education is to increase the outreach, recruitment, graduation, and cultural pride of Chicanos/Latinos at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. In addition, the César E. Chávez Center for Higher Education exists to supportall students at Cal Poly Pomona in their efforts to become multiculturally competent.

Upcoming Events

Kellogg Distinguished Public Lecture Series: Dolores Huerta, Thursday, Oct. 23

Dolores Huerta, a pioneer of the farm-labor movement, feminist and tireless civil-rights activist, will visit Cal Poly Pomona and address issues involving social justice on Thursday, Oct. 23, as part of the Kellogg Distinguished Public Lecture Series.

The upcoming event will begin with check-in and a light dinner at 6 p.m., with the lecture commencing at 7 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major.  A question-and-answer session will start at 8 p.m. with photo opportunities with Huerta immediately following the question-and-answer session.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. No photography or audio/video recording will be allowed during the lecture. Parking is $5 for the public. To register, go to

20th Annual Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead Celebration, Friday, November 7th, 5:00PM-9:00PM with musical guests Chicano Batman!!!

Dia de los Muertos