Photo/Media Advisory for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019:
CSUN Students to Spend Day Cleaning up the Northridge Community

Volunteers planting in the CSUN gardens during last year's Matadors Day of Service. Photo by David J. Hawkins

Volunteers planting in the CSUN gardens during last year’s Matadors Day of Service. Photo by David J. Hawkins

What:            Hundreds of California State University, Northridge students will descend upon the community Saturday, Sept. 7, to take part in several beautification projects on and off campus as part of the fifth annual Matadors Day of Service.

University officials have collaborated with local community leaders, including Los Angeles Council District 12, Northridge Beautification Foundation and three Northridge neighborhood councils to strengthen the relationship with the community, and continue a tradition of service by CSUN students started in 2015.

Matadors Day of Service will focus on the neighborhoods surrounding the university and will include such projects as street sweeping, litter cleanup and weed removal, as well as gardening projects at CSUN’s campus garden.

When:           8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019

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, at the event.


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