Join the Chicana/o Latina/o Student Resource Center as we pay homage to Ruben Salazar, who spent his life advocating and shedding light on issues within the Chican@/Latin@ community. In addition to the display in the Cross Cultural Centers, we encourage you to visit the exhibit on Ruben Salazar’s life in the University Library, 1st floor. #RubenSalazar #CLSRCFamilia #TheCCC
Join us for a reading of poetry by Dr. Scott C. Wells, faculty, Department of History at Cal State L.A. Ranging from pastoral musings to urban tales of woe, Dr. Wells will share a selection of his poetic explorations into the presence of past and future in contemporary Los Angeles.
Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle examines the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is Salazar’s transformation from a mainstream, establishment reporter to primary chronicler and supporter of the radical Chican@ Movement of the late 1960s. Following the film screening and Q&A with Ruben Salazar’s family and the filmmaker, there will be a reception with light refreshments in the Los Angeles Room, 3rd floor, Student Union, starting at 4:30 p.m. Directed by Phillip Rodriguez, 2014, 53 minutes.
“Your parents are such fobs!” “So, you’re a boba then?” Fresh Off The Boat (FOB) and Brought Over By Airplane (BOBA) are common terms used to describe Asians who just immigrated to the United States. Join the Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center as we explore these terms and what they mean for today’s millennial generation of Asian Americans.