Mayra Lara, local educator and doctoral student in Educational Leadership for Social Justice at Loyola Marymount University, advocates for safe spaces for women and girls. She and a team of seven Latina high school students devised a safe streets initiative that chronicles the experiences of women and girls with street harassment, honors their voices, and advocates for systemic change. Join us as she shares their work and helps us map our stories to create safe college campuses.
LGBTQ folks are making history every day by just living. This National Coming Out Day, the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center wants to showcase the history you're making. Stop by as we make a video documentary of the lives of queer students here at Cal State LA. Share your coming out story, good memories, bad memories, or any other significant stories about you.
On June 12, 2016, Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla., was celebrating Queer Latinx night when the space was violated by a single mass shooter. Queer people around the nation felt the pain and questioned safe spaces for queer lives.
Marcus Garvey, a legendary activist and black nationalist leader, was the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association that encouraged black people to be proud of their heritage in the early 1900s. Join the Pan African Student Resource Center for a panel discussion about the resurgence of Marcus Garvey’s Back to Afrika Movement.