Thursday, April 14, 2016
EVENT: Christine Chavez In Visalia
Christine Chavez, Granddaughter of Cesar Chavez will be in Visalia at PFLAG Tulare/Kings Counties Meeting on Sunday April 17th and Visalia Pride Lion's Club Monday April 18th. Please join us in meeting Christine Chavez..
Christine Chavez (granddaughter of Cesar Chavez) will be one of two speakers at the April meeting of Tulare-Kings Counties PFLAG.
Christine Chavez has a made a lifetime commitment to civil rights, the labor movement, and community organizing. She was born in the City of Delano, in the heart of California’s Central Valley where she was surrounded by the farm worker movement.
Today, Christine works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s, Natural Resources Conservation Service. She works on the Public Affairs team as an outreach coordinator. As outreach coordinator she is responsible for reaching out to underserved farmers including, Hmong, Latino, African American, Veterans, LGBTQ and women.
Chavez will also be speaking Monday at Visalia Pride Lions, and will be formulating recommendations for the USDA's upcoming Rural Pride Summit, to be held this summer. Christine's report after her visit will assist in which Federal Agencies need to be join USDA in reaching out to rural LGBT populations, to provide improved services from the Federal government.
PFLAG provides a safe and confidential space place to talk about sexual orientation and gender identity, and works to build a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
There is no cost to attend, and membership is optional.
PFLAG Tulare and Kings Counties is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status.
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