women's history month, 2000

February 24, 2000





Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events

Cal State L.A. Celebrates
Women's History Month 2000

What & Who:
The Women's Resource Center at California State University, Los Angeles will host a month of events to commemorate Women's History Month 2000.

Kick-off celebration: Wednesday, March 1, 12 noon, Free Speech Area.

Cal State L.A. is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways. Public permit dispenser parking available in Lot C, Lot G, or North Parking Structure II.

More Events:
VIDEO-My Feminism. Thu., Mar. 2, 12 noon and 6 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU. This empowering film links gender, race, reproductive rights, sexual orientation, health, abortion, poverty, and power with amazing clarity. It is an emotionally compelling film featuring interviews with leading activists and intellectuals including bell hooks, Gloria Steinem, and Urvsahi Vaid. Directed by Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert, 1997, 55 minutes.

LECTURE-"Women's Rights are Human Rights." Thu., Mar. 2, 3:30 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU. Keynote speaker for Women's History Month, Ninotchka Rosca is the Philippine's pre-eminent novelist and recipient of the 1993 American Book Award. She was a political prisoner under the Marcos regime and is a founding chair of the GABRIELA Network, a Philippine-U.S. women's solidarity organization working against the trafficking of women.

EVENT-International Women's Day. Wed., Mar. 8, 12 noon, The Pit, U-SU. Los Angeles-based Wozani performs its fun and funky music at this international celebration of women. Include displays featuring information on women from around the world.

LECTURE-Mexican Folklórico Workshop. Wed., Mar. 8, 6 p.m., Physical Education, room 134. A workshop on women's cultural expressions in Mexican Folklórico dancing.

VIDEO-Women's History Month Film and Video Fest. Thu., Mar. 9, 12 noon - 7:30 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU. A variety of films will be screened exploring and celebrating the lives of women. This mini film festival will include Rosie the Riveter; My Feminism; A Place of Rage; Girls Like Us; The Righteous Babes; and Heavenly Creatures.

Free to the public. For more information, call the Cal State L.A. Women's Resource Center at (323) 343-3370 or the Cross Cultural Centers Office at (323) 343-5001.


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