Cesar Chavez Commemorative Celebration

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honored César E. Chávez at the 28th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative Celebration. This year’s theme is Move Our Community Forward – Adelante Por Nuestra Comunidad.                          


The event included live musical performances from Mariachi Monumental and Ballet Folklórico Netzahualcoyotl, and celebratory remarks from members of the Board of Supervisors. 

Each year during the ceremony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors honors a group of students as part of the Youth Hall of Fame Awards. The winners for 2022 are:

High School Awardees: 
Good Samaritan: Carolyn Considine, Campolindo High School 
Volunteerism: Jake Hammerman, Campolindo High School 
Perseverance: Mark Rainier Catapusan, Ygnacio Valley High School 
Teamwork: Namratha Kasalanati, Campolindo High School 
Leadership & Civic Engagement: Seena Farhadi, Northgate High School

Middle School Rising Stars: 
Good Samaritan Rising Star: Sohan Emani, Diablo Vista Middle School 
Volunteerism Rising Star: Alice Zeitler, Montessori Family School (El Sobrante) 
Leadership & Civic Engagement Rising Star: Krish Veluthakkal, Sequoia Middle School 

See César E. Chávez Event Program (PDF).

Watch the 28th Annual César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration.

See news release (PDF).