There’s no shame in asking for help. If you need it, ask. The Men of Color Success Network at Cal State LA promotes academic excellence, personal development, and leadership opportunities for self-identified Black and Chicano/Latino men students. Stop by, get connected, check-in and ask for help with other Black and Chicano/Latino student scholars at Cal State LA. Light refreshments, blue books, and scantrons available, too.
They came to have their babies. They left sterilized. No Más Bebés tells the story of Madrigal v. Quilligan, a historic lawsuit filed by ten Chicanas/Latinas who discovered they were sterilized in the 1970s without their consent at L.A. County General Hospital. Screening followed by discussion with the filmmaker and women affected by the issue. Directed by Renee Tajima-Peña and Virginia Espino, 2015, 79 minutes.
For more information on this program, refer to the September 24th event.
For more information on this program, refer to the October 7th event.
Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated on November 1. This traditional pre-Columbian procession evokes special memories of deceased loved ones with colorful pageantry and indigenous blessings. Enjoy face painting, strolling mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, art, arts and crafts, community altars, and other fun family activities! If you’d like to display/contribute to the event’s altars, please contact the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 or visit us, 2nd floor, U-SU.
As a guitarist, composer, dramatist, producer and artistic mentor, Paco Peña embodies both the authenticity and innovation of flamenco and has transformed perceptions of this archetypal Spanish art form. Named Best Flamenco Guitarist of the Year 5 years in a row by GUITAR magazine, Paco has brought his flamenco around the world from The Royal Albert Hall to New York’s Carnegie Hall. Paco’s newest show Flamencura explores that elusive state at the core of the art of flamenco.