In partnership with the Black Community, Clergy and Labor Alliance, the Department of Pan-African Studies, in collaboration with the Cross Cultural Centers, proudly honors the work of community organizers, activists and leaders in the Black community. The campus and community are invited to help celebrate the important work of people who have committed their lives to building a freer and more just world.
Every year representatives from Cal State LA and other graduate and professional schools participate in this event. Representatives provide students with admission, curricular and financial aid information. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in advancing their education and who wish to talk to campus recruiters from colleges and universities from across the country.
There’s no shame in asking for help. If you need it, ask. The Men of Color Success Network at Cal State LA promotes academic excellence, personal development, and leadership opportunities for self-identified Black and Chicano/Latino men students. Stop by, get connected, check-in and ask for help with other Black and Chicano/Latino student scholars at Cal State LA. Light refreshments, blue books, and scantrons available, too.
They came to have their babies. They left sterilized. No Más Bebés tells the story of Madrigal v. Quilligan, a historic lawsuit filed by ten Chicanas/Latinas who discovered they were sterilized in the 1970s without their consent at L.A. County General Hospital. Screening followed by discussion with the filmmaker and women affected by the issue. Directed by Renee Tajima-Peña and Virginia Espino, 2015, 79 minutes.
Dia de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated on November 1. This traditional pre-Columbian procession evokes special memories of deceased loved ones with colorful pageantry and indigenous blessings. Enjoy face painting, strolling mariachi bands, Aztec dancers, art, arts and crafts, community altars, and other fun family activities! If you’d like to display/contribute to the event’s altars, please contact the Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001 or visit us, 2nd floor, U-SU.
For more information on this program, refer to the October 7th event.