15th Annual Cesar Chavez Conference

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Terros Health and ASU School of Social Work are excited to announce the 15th Annual Cesar Chavez Conference will be held Monday, April 1, 2019, at the ASU West Campus in Glendale, AZ.

The theme of this year’s conference is Harmonizing Behavioral Health through Integrated CareIt is geared toward behavioral health and medical professionals as a way for them to receive continuing education, but is provided to the attendees at no charge. 

The Conference honors the Ten Core Values of Cesar E. Chavez:

  1. Service to Others – Service that is predicated on empowering others; engendering self-help, self-determination, and self-sufficiency versus charity
  2. Sacrifice – Sacrifice that is spiritual that recognizes our obligation to one another as one humanity; that is courageous and steadfast in its willingness to endure great hardship for others
  3. A Preference to Help the Most Needy – A concerted effort to reach out to the most in need, the most dispossessed, the most forgotten people in society no matter how difficult the challenge that choice may bring;
  4. Determination – Characterized by an attitude that with faith, steadfast commitment, patience, and optimism, human beings can prevail against all odds
  5. Non-Violence – Invoking non-violence as the most powerful tool for achieving social/economic justice and equality; action that requires boldness and courage versus meekness and passivity
  6. Acceptance of All People - An essential ingredient for success in organizing diverse forces to achieve social change, create community, and actualize democracy; as an absolutely indispensable necessity to the well-being of this country
  7. Respect for Life and the Environment - Respect that holds as sacred the land, the people, and all forms of life
  8. Celebrating Community – Sharing the joyous and respectful expression of cultural diversity through the reinforcement of the values of equity and responsibility to and for one another
  9. Knowledge – The pursuit of self-directed learning and the development of critical thinking and constructive problem-solving skills
  10. Innovation – A creative capacity to find pragmatic strategies and tactics to resolve problems and situations that often seem insurmountable to others

View 2019 Presentation Material 

Terros Health and ASU School of Social Work

Presented by Terros Health & ASU School of Social Work.

Presented with support by: 
ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, ASU Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center & more.

Interested in sponsorship? Email Sharla Hooper at Sharla.Hooper@terroshealth.org

For more information, contact Kevin Bushaw at Kevin.Bushaw@asu.edu