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Nov 3, 2016

Dr. Allison Mattheis (Charter College of Education at Cal State LA) presents her research complicating perceptions of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields as spaces in which personal identity is subsumed in the pursuit of a single-minded focus on objective scientific truths. In particular, Dr. Mattheis and her co-researchers seek to answer a question that is more than just “what do scientists think about being queer?” or “how many queer scientists are there?”

Nov 3, 2016

Riding at night through streets deemed dangerous in East Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their lives. The film explores the impact of the group’s activism, born of feminist ideals, indigenous understanding and an urban/hood mentality, on neighborhood women and communities as they confront injustice, racism, and violence. Directed by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaVelle. 2016. 72 minutes.

Nov 4, 2016

Join us for an important conversation between Dr. Melina Abdullah, faculty and chair for the Pan-African Studies Department, and Tim Wise, a leading anti-racist scholar-activist, as they discuss race, racism, white supremacy, and ongoing structural and institutional inequities in K-12 and higher education in the United States. Presented in conjunction with the Charter College of Education at Cal State LA.

Nov 4, 2016 to Dec 16, 2016

Nomination packets for the 19th Annual Cal State LA Distinguished Women Awards will be available at the Cross Cultural Centers and online at www.calstatela.edu/usu/women. This spring semester event honors women faculty, staff, and administrators from Cal State LA for their many outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. Please see nomination form or website for deadline information and selection criteria, or call the CCC at (323) 343-5001.

Nov 4, 2016

Reception & silent auction: 5 p.m.

Dinner & program: 6 p.m.


Shawna Draxton, Executive Director/Principal, WISH Charter Schools

Joseph Martinez, Principal, Carpenter Community Charter

Brian McDonald, Superintendent, Pasadena School District

Frances Siu, Associate Professor, Charter College of Education, Cal State LA

Veronica Vega, Teacher, Harmony Elementary School

Cal State LA Federal Credit Union


Presented by the Friends of the Charter College of Education at Cal State LA.

Nov 4, 2016

Director: Seonagh Odhiambo Horne


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