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Posted on: February 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 28th Annual Cesar Chavez Celebration and Youth Hall of Fame Awardees


Please join us on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, for the 28th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative Celebration. This year’s theme is Avanzando Nuestras Generaciones con Unidad, Advancing our Generations with Unity. The celebration will occur on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 11 am in Board Chambers at 1025 Escobar in Martinez. The community can also watch the event live online at The event will also broadcast live on Contra Costa Television (CCTV) channels: Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse 99, and Astound 32.    

The event will include live musical performances from Mariachi Monumental and Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl, and celebratory remarks from members of the Board of Supervisors. 

Each year during the ceremony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honors a group of students as part of the Youth Hall of Fame Awards. The winners for 2022 are:

High School Awardees: 
Good Samaritan: Carolyn Considine, Campolindo High School 
Volunteerism: Jake Hammerman, Campolindo High School 
Perseverance: Mark Rainier Catapusan, Ygnacio Valley High School 
Teamwork: Namratha Kasalanati, Campolindo High School 
Leadership & Civic Engagement: Seena Farhadi, Northgate High School

Middle School Rising Stars: 
Good Samaritan Rising Star: Sohan Emani, Diablo Vista Middle School 
Volunteerism Rising Star: Alice Zeitler, Montessori Family School (El Sobrante) 
Leadership & Civic Engagement Rising Star: Krish Veluthakkal, Sequoia Middle School 

See press release (PDF).

Find out more by visiting the Cesar Chavez celebration website.

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