Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College to hold Cesar Chavez Day celebration

Event engages community and honors Civil Rights activist

By Marilyn Twine

Dancers in colorful dresses

LANSING, Mich. – LCC’s Cesar Chavez Learning Center (CCLC) will host its annual Cesar Chavez Day Celebration from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Arts and Sciences Building, room 1313 at the college’s Downtown Campus.  
The event will celebrate Cesar Chavez's legacy through an engaging call to action, performances, food and special keynote speaker Dr. Estrella Torrez, associate professor in Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University.
LCC’s CCLC is committed to supporting students through mentorship and enrichment programs that meet the needs of our times and celebrate diverse backgrounds. The Center creates opportunities for students to:
  • Participate in mentoring opportunities
  • Learn about campus and community resources
  • Earn academic scholarships or book stipend
Further, the CCLC provides students additional support towards completing their LCC degree or certificate program.
Learn more about the event on the website.


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The Transfer Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.


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