Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story paints an intimate portrait of Eddy -- the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist -- on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation, and redemption. Directed by Ben Wang, 2016, 61 minutes.
Join the Cross Cultural Centers and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for a field trip to Laemmle’s Playhouse Pasadena for a screening of Dolores, a new documentary on the life and activism of Dolores Huerta, on Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. Sign up starting Sept. 1 at 10 a.m., U-SU Room 306 for $10, which includes transportation and movie ticket. Departure time and trip information provided at signup. Participants must use transportation provided by the U-SU.
The Gender & Sexuality Resource Center will be launching a mentorship program for queer and/or trans students at Cal State LA. To participate in the program as a “mentor” or “mentee” make sure to visit the front desk at the Cross Cultural Centers or the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (inside The CCC) for an application.
The Cross Cultural Centers and Special Collections and Archives at the University Library are looking for student submissions that describe your contribution to the history of Cal State LA, perhaps your involvement on campus, the friendships you’ve made, or your academic achievements have left a mark. Those who are selected will be part of an end of the year exhibit at Cal State LA. For more information, visit the Cross Cultural Centers’ front desk to pick up an application.
Leave campus to explore thematically linked exhibitions organized under Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Trip will be facilitated by Professor Leda Ramos (CLS 4900 – Chicanx Latinx Social Art History). Three dates available; Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 27 (see calendar & date entries for each trip destination). The Chicanx/Latinx Student Resource Center will host lunch and transportation. Hold your spot -- $10 for each trip -- at the U-SU Room 306. Tickets go on sale Sept. 5.