Marie Angel Hernandez is an undocumented transgender woman of queer expression. She is an advocate for trans people of color using educational media as a mechanism to bring visibility to their narratives.
Lili Bernard is a Cuban born, LA based visual artist and actor. Her work examines issues of trauma born of sexism and racism, past and present.
Salam al-Marayati is the Executive Director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council. He will be discussing The Promise of American Islam
Join the Institute for the Study of Los Angeles (ISLA) as the authors of the book "From Cows to Concrete The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles" will enlighten us on the history of agriculture in Los Angeles. We will have copies of the book for sale and plenty of refreshments.
On ""From Cows to Concrete The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles":
Join us as Dr. Hanna Garth speaks on food access in South LA, and the history of the Food Justice Movement in Los Angeles.
Oliver Wang is a professor of sociology at CSU-Long Beach and the author of Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews of the San Francisco Bay Area. He contributes to NPR's All Things Considered, KCET’s Artbound, KPCC’s Take Two, the Los Angeles Review of Books and other outlets.
Focusing on Tahrir Sqaure in Egypt during the "so-called" Arab Spring that began in 2011, Sherine Hafez, Profesor and Chair of Gender and Sexuality Studies at UC Riverside, an anthropoligist specializing in the Middle East, will explore the ways gender, space, and social movements are relationally produced.
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Eunice Roberts from BADA, the British American Drama Academy, will be here on Friday, October 25 from 12:50 to 1:45 in JSC Morrison Lounge. Anyone interested in studying theater abroad at BADA in London is welcome to attend.
Alumni include Janet Nami McIntyre '96, VP of Programs and Training at Executive Service Corps; Dr. Chet Chetty '96, Dentist; and Judy Lam '87, attorney, mediator, arbitrator Maynard Cooper and Gale.
Networking at 6 and Panel at 6:30.