Photo/Media Advisory for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016: CSUN Students to Spend Day Cleaning Up the Northridge Community

matadorWhat:             Hundreds of California State University, Northridge students will descend on the community to take part in several beautification projects on and off the campus, as part of the second annual Matadors Day of Service.

University officials have partnered with local community leaders, including Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander, Northridge Sparkle, the three Northridge neighborhood councils and the Northridge Chamber of Commerce to strengthen CSUN’s relationship with the area and to continue a tradition of service that started last year with the students.

Matadors Day of Service will focus on the neighborhoods surrounding the university and will include such projects as street sweeping, litter clean up and weed removal, as well as a gardening projects on the CSUN campus and projects at the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission.

When:            8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

8 a.m. — Registration

8:30 a.m. — Welcome remarks

9 a.m. — Departure on foot to project sites

10:30-11 a.m. — Return to campus

11 a.m. — Celebratory picnic

Where:          California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St.

Northridge, CA 91330

(Students will begin and end the day’s activities on CSUN’s Bayramian Lawn, located on the west side of the campus, just north of Prairie Street on Etiwanda Avenue.)

Who:              Hundreds of CSUN students

Media Contacts: Carmen Ramos Chandler, CSUN Media Relations, (818) 677-2130 or Maria Elizondo, Matador Involvement Center, or Francesca Vega, CSUN Government and Community Relations, at the event.

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