UFW, Foundation to host fundraising screenings of Chavez film

Poster César Chávez Movie.

The United Farm Workers (UFW) and the UFW Foundation will screen “Cesar Chavez: An American Hero” at a series of special red carpet events planned in California cities and Washington, D.C. during the movie's opening weekend. Money raised at these special events will help to support both the UFW and the UFW Foundation.

Scheduled local screenings include:

—March 28: Fundraising Reception: UFW Office, 920 S. ‘A’ St., Oxnard, 6-7 p.m., followed by 7:45 p.m. screening at Plaza Cinemas 14, 255 W. Fifth St.

—March 30: 5 p.m. screening at The Landmark, 10850 W. Pico Blvd., West Los Angeles, followed by fundraising reception and program at Westside Tavern (same complex).

Tickets for the different events are on sale now and can be purchased online: http://www.ufw.org

For more information contact Teresa Romero (UFW), (661) 823-6105, or Ian Dougherty (UFW FoundationJ, (323) 264-2700.


Voices

Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in United States v. Texas

Archbishop José H. Gomez

Our nation’s ongoing failure to address the immigration crisis is a humanitarian tragedy. For more than a decade, state and local governments, Congress, the President, the courts — and now the highest court in the land — all have failed in their responsibilities to address this issue. 

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June 25, 2016

  • Saturday, June 25

    Los Angeles Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Children’s Bureau Foster Care & Adoption, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles. Discover if you have the ability and resources to help a child in need. To RSVP or for more information, call (800) 730-3933. To request an information packet, go to: www.all4kids.org/program/foster-care.

     

    His Mercy Endures Forever, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Presented by The Sower Metanoia. Speakers: Fr. R. Tony Richard from New Orleans; Lay evangelist Jesse Romero; Fr. Ismael Robles; Sower prayer ministry leader Sandra Burroughs, Noel Diaz, founder of El Sembrador. Praise & Worship- The Sower Band. Donation $25/person (Buy 3 tix get a 4th free). Info: (877) 714-5679, Spanish (818) 700-4938. Get tickets at www.sowermetanoia.com.

     

    New Rite of Matrimony Workshop by the Archdiocesan Office for Worship, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., St. Junipero Serra, 5205 Upland Rd., Camarillo. Speakers from the Bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship and the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC). Implementation of the new rite begins Sept. 8, 2016, and is mandated as of Dec. 30, 2016. To register, go to: www.fdlc.org.

     

    How Can This Man Give Us His Flesh to Eat?, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St Madeleine parish, 931 East Kingsley Ave., Pomona. The many prophecies, antetypes and allusions to the Holy Eucharist and Holy Mass found in the Torah and in the Gospels--along with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. A mini-retreat conducted by Tidings columnist Sean M. Wright. Register at the parish. Info: (909) 629-9495. 

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