Cesar Chavez Foundation

Rating: 4.86 stars   7 reviews

Issues: Homeless & Housing

Location: 316 W. 2nd Street Suite 600 Los Angeles CA 900012 USA

Mission: The mission of Cesar Chavez Foundation is to enrich and improve the lives of low-income families by meeting their essential human, cultural, and community needs through multiple programs.
Results: Received the National Service Impact Award 2011 for outstanding volunteer service. More than 4,300 units of new and rehabilitated high-quality affordable housing in four states have been built for low income families. Our nine station radio network, Radio Campesina has provided popular regional Mexican music and high quality interactive educational programming for half a million daily listeners in three states. Thousands of at-risk youth have received after-school and weekend instruction and tutoring to help them be proficient in English and Algebra by high school. Millions of students learn about Cesar's work through California's Chavez holiday law and many kids learn Cesar's values by getting involved with service learning activities in their communities around the country.
Target demographics: Low income families, Farm laborers, Service laborers, At risk children of ages 5 to 18.
Direct beneficiaries per year: --Radio Campesina is the movement's nine-station Spanish-language radio network, with popular regional Mexican music and high quality interactive educational programming for half a million daily listeners in three states. --Thousands of farm worker and other Latino kids have received after-school and weekend instruction and tutoring to help them be proficient in English and Algebra by high school --Millions of students learn about Cesar's work through California's Chavez holiday law and many kids learn Cesar's values by getting involved with service-learning activities in their communities around the country.
Geographic areas served: Southwest Region: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas
Programs: Housing and Economic Development; Academic Enrichment Programs through Si Se Puede Learning Centers; Senior Care through Spirit, Body and Mind Programs; Informational news and entertainment through Radio Campesina.
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(213) 362 0756
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Rating: 5 stars  

I've visited the Cesar Chavez Foundation in Keene twice and would love to go again. A real learning experience. A great man.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been to the Cesar Chavez Foundation in Keene, CA what a beautiful place to visit. I also have been to a couple different Learning Centers. I follow the Centers on Facebook and enjoy looking at all the activities they do at the Centers with the students. I also work for an after school program and I enjoy seeing the different ways they teach students to give them the extra support they may need. Keep up the great work Cesar Chavez Foundation.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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I have been to a couple of the Centers. What a great program the Cesar Chavez Foundaion provides to the low income families. The staff does a awesome job working with these students. This also provides a great opportunity for people to volunteer in there community. Keep up the great work.

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I am met many volunteers that work in this program. You can see by the students faces they truly enjoy this program.

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Keep working on finding different ways to help fund this program.

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