Brown Bag with Dellanira Garcia and David Martinez, Clinical Psychology
Thursday, February 19, 12-1:30PM, KA 309
Camphora Wellness Project: Assessing the needs of an underserved population
Global Women’s Rights Forum
Engendering Immigration Justice
Thursday, March 5, 5PM, Fromm, Maier room
Professor Maylei Blackwell, Chicano/a Studies, UCLA, is an interdisciplinary scholar activist, oral historian, and author of ¡Chicana Power! Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement. Mujeres Unidas y Activas is a grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with a double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power for social and economic justice.
MAIS Program Presents: Reclaiming Promoters: Neoliberalism and Local Realities of Development Paradigms
Monday, March 9, Time and Date TBA
Rachel Hall-Clifford, PhD, MPH, MSc, is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Public Health at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. She is a medical anthropologist working at the intersections of anthropology and public health.
Activism Week, March 30-April 3
Monday, March 30, 9:15AM, KA 267
UC Berkeley Visiting Research Fellow, Chicano Studies Program
Gonzalez's current research looks at the effects of the post 2008 Housing crisis on Latino and Black families. He focuses his analysis by interrogating logics of dispossession when it comes to foreclosures, forced migrations, and homelessness
Isa Noyola (Transgender Law Center and El/la)
Tuesday, March 31, 6:30PM, Fromm, Maraschi Room
Isa comes from culturally rich indigenous roots from Comitán, Chiapas and San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Isa identifies as a translatina, gender fluid, activist, two-spirit, queer, jota, pastor’s kid, muxerista, and cultural organizer. Isa is passionate about abolishing oppressive systems that criminalize trans & queer im/migrant communities of color. Her vision for thriving trans communities includes sharing wisdom through multi-racial and inter-generational spaces and amplifying lived experiences through art and culture.
Cine Acción Screening of Cesar’s Last Fast
Wednesday, April 1, 5:30PM, Intercultural Center
In 1988, Cesar Chavez embarked on what would be his last act of protest in his remarkable life. Chavez began his "Fast for Life," a 36-day water-only hunger strike, to draw attention to the horrific effects of unfettered pesticide use on farm workers, their families, and their communities. Using never-before-seen footage of Chavez during his fast and testimony from those closest to him, directors Richard Ray Perez and Lorena Parlee weave together the larger story of Chavez's life, vision, and legacy.
Human Rights Film Festival, Presentation Theater
Brown Bag with Juan Berumen, School of Education
Thursday, April 16, 12-1:30PM, KA 309
The Complexities of Praxis: Lessons-learned from conducting Community-based Participatory Research with a Zapatista Indigenous Elementary School