Pitzer community celebrates ties to César Chávez at annual breakfast

Hosted by the Latino & Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley, the Cesar Chavez 19th annual Breakfast honored Pitzer College Workers and Student Alliance, among other organizations and individuals who have exemplified the Roundtable’s mission “to improve the quality of life and socio-economic justice of the Latinx community and those facing inequities.” Pitzer students and workers were celebrated for their successful union campaign and for ongoing efforts to rehire three subcontracted dining workers who were fired for expressing union support. Many of the students honored were students of Pitzer Professor Jose Calderon, who as the Roundtable’s President, helped organize the breakfast and fundraiser.

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