Agents of Change examines the untold story of racial conditions in the 1960s on college campuses that led to student protests and demands for ethnic studies, cultural centers, and more. It connects 1960s conditions to current demands on higher education administrations by black college students. Directed by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg. (2015). 86 minutes.
Ask questions, explore your mind, be vulnerable and find support at the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center's discussion circles. Queer and transgender students of color will discuss topics pertaining to gender, sexuality, race, ableism, politics, pop culture and so much more every other Thursday.
R.A.D. is a women-only course. It begins with risk reduction and avoidance, followed by the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a martial arts program. The techniques are suitable for women of all abilities. The program consists of 12 hours of instruction including a dynamic simulation.
Weaving together verite footage and first-person testimonials, The Hunting Ground follows survivors of sexual assaults as they pursue their education and legal justice, despite harsh retaliation, harassment, and pushback. Directed by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering. (2015). 60 minutes.
The Independent Visions series features the best in independent film and video. Experience the diverse visions of independent filmmakers through rare documentaries, feature films, shorts, and more!
The day will feature workshops facilitated by faculty, staff and students that provide examples of best practices and take-away techniques for learning, teaching, designing, programming, and supporting first-generation college students at Cal State LA.
Register now: www.calstatela.edu/firsttofinish
The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 4.