CSUSB’s 12th Annual Cesar Chavez Memorial Breakfast: Addressing Food Scarcity and Impact of Agricultural Automation on Farm Workers

Cesar Chavez, a civil rights and labor movement icon, is best remembered for his contributions to agriculture labor laws and social justice reform. Chavez co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), later to become the United Farm Workers (UFW), and played a pivotal role in improving working conditions and wages for farmworkers.

Feather Alert introduced by Asm. James Ramos to fight Calif’s growing number of unreported violence against Native American people

The Feather Alert, which became available in January, is a public notification tool to help law enforcement quickly notify the public about the disproportionate number of missing Native Americans and enlist their aid for timely leads to locate victims and prosecute suspects. The California Highway Patrol activates the alert at the request of local law enforcement, and it works much like an AMBER Alert.

Congressman Aguilar Announces $1.5 Million for Clean Energy Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Tech Program at SBVC

Rep. Pete Aguilar announced $1,500,000 for the Clean Energy Hybrid and Electric Vehicle (EV) Technician Program in San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC). This funding will be used to purchase heavy-duty zero-emission trucks and charging stations for students to train and work on.