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Following the screening of the short film Watched, a panel of Muslim American women student scholars will discuss activism, the impacts of state surveillance on our communities, and ponder the question of voice and agency in the narratives of and art about Muslim American women.
Everyone remembers Cesar Chavez. But what about Larry Itliong, Philip Vera Cruz, and the Delano Manongs? Uncover where the true origins of the momentous labor movement began – with the Filipino agricultural workers. The Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center, Kalahi, and KmB/Pro People Youth LA celebrate labor organizer Larry Itliong with spoken word, music, and food from the Filipino community.
What does it mean to be queer and/or trans in the professional world? Often times, queer and trans people are taught that to be taken seriously means having to act “normal.” This event will host a rotating table discussion with professionals giving their input on being part of the LGBTQ+ community and navigating professional world of job searching, interviewing, and office politics.
Statement Magazine is a Cal State LA literary and art journal that publishes student creative writing and non-fiction works. Student editors will talk about the magazine, share tips on what they look for in writing and art submissions, and provide a short writing prompt and workshop.