Interested in leadership for social justice, but don’t know where to begin? Join the Cross Cultural Centers for a five-week series of workshops for new and seasoned student leaders to explore self-identity, learn concepts, network, and develop skills necessary to envision a world that is better and more socially just. Applications available at the Cross Cultural Centers, 2nd floor, U-SU or online, and are due by 5 pm Sept. 15.
We’re taking submissions and applications for our show, Angry Black Woman, scheduled for Feb. 15-16, 2018. The “Angry Black Woman” is a race-gendered myth and stereotype that promotes anti-black and anti-blackwoman thoughts, beliefs, and practices in our society, and attempts to keep black women in a simultaneous space of subordination, servitude, and silence.
Join us on a field trip to West Hollywood to see the Axis Mundo Queer Networks in Chicano LA exhibit on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit curators and contributing artists will be present. Trip facilitated by Dr. Dionne Espinoza (Liberal Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) and Dr. Ben Bateman (English/Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities). The CCC will host transportation and lunch. Hold your spot for $10 at U-SU Room 306 starting Oct. 16. Space is limited and tickets are non-refundable.
Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination--which includes sexual violence--in educational programs and activities. Join us as we cover the historical significance of Title IX and how it can be a tool for ending violence against women.
This hands-on workshop features writers, practitioners of new media, and scholars to examine how and to what effects public writing in the humanities can impact American cultures and civilities. The program is presented by the American Communities Program.
Dr. Susan Coutin (School of Social Ecology at UC Irvine) discusses the experiences of Salvadoran youth who migrated to the United States with their families during the 1980-1992 Civil war.