Trans* identity is a continuously underrepresented topic in social justice discourse. The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center is hosting a discussion centered on the history of trans identities and the organizing that has grown out of the queer/trans movement and culture. The ability to interject Trans* identity into any social justice movement is a skill every activist should have.
Join us for a panel of community and academic activists discussing the L.A. Watts uprising of summer 1965. Panelists discuss social and cultural issues that led to the uprising, and current implications and applications for the Black community in L.A. today.
Plot your student leadership journey though the U-Lead program as you explore personal, group, and community leadership competencies. Whether you like it or not, you probably already have a significant online social media presence. In this workshop, you will learn tips and tricks on how to balance your work and personal life online, how to highlight skills and experiences and how to build a personal brand that will #KeepItClassy.
Following the panel discussion on Lessons from Watts, which focuses on the 1965 Watts uprising, join community organizers as they share their strategies for addressing social justice and equity issues facing L.A. and nationwide.
Experience the Broadway musical Beauty & the Beast like never before at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood! Enjoy jaw dropping performances, and an evening of fun entertainment. Tickets go on sale November 2nd, at the U-SU Administration office room 306. All participants must use transportation provided by the U-SU, space is limited!
Cal State LA Student: $70
Two Spirits tells compelling stories about traditions that were once widespread among the indigenous cultures of North America. The film explores the contemporary lives and history of Native two-spirit people — who combine the traits of both men and women with qualities that are also unique to individuals who express multiple genders. Directed by Lydia Nibley, 2009, 65 minutes.