Women 2002

February 26, 2002





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


of Events

Cal State L.A. Celebrates 2002 Women's History Month

What & Who:
The Women’s Resource Center at California State University, Los Angeles will host a month of events to commemorate 2002 Women’s History Month. Jocelyn Wilkinson will help kick off the month’s celebration with a soulful mix of acoustic pop infused with jazz, blues, folk, and world rhythms. Each powerful song is a piece of a whole concept.

Kick-off celebration: Wednesday, February 28, 3 p.m., Café LA, University-Student Union.

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:
LECTURE-“The Legacy of the Black Panther: Envisioning Equality.” Wed., Mar. 6, 7 p.m., Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union. In 1974, Elaine Brown became the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party. She is the author of A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story, and the forthcoming book, New Age Racism and the Condemnation of “Little B.” She will discuss her efforts to create a society that is inclusive and egalitarian, focusing on resolving problems of racism, gender oppression, and class disparity in America. The event will be followed by a reception.

FILM-“I’m the One That I Want.” Thu., Mar. 7, 12 noon & 6 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, University-Student Union. The film presents comedienne/actor/activist Margaret Cho doing her critically acclaimed, one-woman show. In her hilarious performance, Cho uses humor to explore racism, sexuality, the media industry, drugs and alcohol, body image, and much more. Directed by Lionel Coleman, 96 min., 2000.

EVENT-International Women’s Day: Día De La Mujer. Sat., Mar. 9, 12 noon, Alhambra Room, University-Student Union. Día de la Mujer provides an opportunity to recognize and honor the women in our lives who have contributed to their families, society and humanity. The event will include a luncheon and entertainment. Space is limited.

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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