The Pan African Student Resource Center invites you to an open conversation to discuss the different types of Black Love in our community.
This event features Enrique Reynoso of the Organización Popular Francisco Villa de Izquierda Independiente (OPFVII, also known as los Panchos) and Alejandro Monzón of the Mexico Solidarity Network. The Panchos bring together tens of thousands of people who occupy land and build thriving, autonomous communities in the heart of one of the world's grittiest cities by promoting urban self-government; community safety; and access to autonomous education, culture, and health.
It’s time to lace up your sneakers and rally, friends, faculty and staff to raise funds to support breast cancer awareness. Be part of Cal State LA’s first 3K, and Run or Walk 4 Hope to make a real difference. Sign up individually or create your own team. Doing so is easy. Simply logon to http://www.calstatela.edu/usu/Run4Hope to register.
Dr. Talia Bettcher (Philosophy, Cal State LA) examines the nature of trans gender discomfort motivating gender transition, critiquing both “born that way” accounts positing an innate sexed-body image and constructionist accounts which see the internal experience of body as culturally-saturated. Dr. Bettcher comes to a new solution, proposing that trans gender discontent is a kind of affective, culturally-saturated resistance to an oppressive system of personhood.
The most dangerous place for a woman in the U.S. is in her own home. Private Violence explores the issue of domestic violence, through the eyes of two survivors who kept their experiences hidden and private from friends, family, and neighbors. Directed by Cynthia Hill, 2014, 77 minutes.
All alumni are invited as Cal State L.A. launches the Half-Century Club, which celebrates alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago.
(More info to come)