“We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.” – César Chávez
BUSD students in grades 5-12 recently received information about the César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemoration Contest currently underway.
The deadline to receive submissions is 4 p.m., Friday, April 30, 2018.
A panel composed of BUSD, César Chávez & Dolores Huerta Commemoration Committee, City of Berkeley and community representatives will review the submissions and choose the top five from each category: essay, poetry and poster.
BUSD will announce the winners on May 8, 2018.
Winners (accompanied by a parent/guardian) will be honored at a small ceremony with essays, poems and an exhibit scheduled for 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the Longfellow Middle School Cafeteria.