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.
How are you dis-empowering yourself? Are you manifesting your true potential academically and personally? What do you want to become, do, or have in life? The key is “setting your intention.” Join us for this powerful four-week Self and Relationship Empowerment Series, which will assist you in tapping into your personal power and inspire self-empowerment. All participants will receive a Guide to Self-Exploration Manual and certificate of completion and will be entered into a prize drawing for a free parking pass or gift certificate.
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.
Three days of tackling interesting concepts relating to psychology, sociology, and political science in this film series. Watch and join in the discussion with college professors and fellow students. Fresh popcorn and slushes will be served.
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.