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El Centro values alumni involvement. Your knowledge and expertise are tremendous assets that can benefit the university. Every alum who participates strengthens the Chicano/Latino community at  Stanford.

Join the many alumni across the country who are volunteering their talents and building experiences that are meaningful, rewarding and fun! Lots of alumni have helped with El Centro’s events:

  • Freshmen move-in day at Casa Zapata
  • Welcoming students and parents at New Student Orientation
  • Greeting students at Festival Latino and the Graduate Student Welcome
  • Serving BBQ to over 200 students at the Community BBQ

There are plenty of opportunities for you to reconnect with El Centro and the Chicano/Latino community at Stanford. Check out the event calendar on El Centro's website and the pictures on El Centro’s Facebook page.

The following is a list of select events you may be interested in:

  • Dia De Los Muertos 2010  (late October or early November)
  • Miguel Martinez Alumni Tailgaters (All Stanford Football home games)
  • Holiday Dinner (early December)
  • Annual Student/Alumni Symposium (February)
  • Cesar Chavez Commemoration (early March)
  • Raza Day (April. For more information contact MEChA leaders)
  • Community Awards Banquet (May)
  • Nuestra Graduacion, Chicano/Latino Graduation (mid June)