Women's HerStory Month & International Women's Day
The SJCC President’s Office, Student Activities & Development, and the Diversity Advisory Committee celebrated the Opening of thOpeningAdvisory Committee (DAC), celebrated the Diversity of the Women’s Her-Story Month (link expiring in 4 weeks)On
(03/08/21, Mon), SJCC celebrated International Women’s Day with three
Women & Human Rights Panelists, Dr. Monisha Bajaj, Dr. Berlinda
Hernandez-Arriaga, and Dr. Valerie Francisco-Menchavez on Amplifying,
Advocating, and Agitating gender-based inequities and injustice in
solidarity from the “corazón.”
For the next two weeks, you are invited to watch the PBS documentary “The Vote” and explore how and why millions of Americans mobilized for / against women’s suffrage. There will be a Panel Discussion on Contemporary Women’s Issues
(gender-based inequity and injustice issues) on 03/17 (Wed) 1 pm - 2pm.
Contact me or the Student Activities & Development by the end of
this week for event accommodation.
On 03/24/21 (Wed) between 4 pm and 5:30 pm, please come to the Poetry Reading and Conversation with Lorna Dee Cervantes (password:
604497). Lorna is the award-winning author of Emplumada, From the
Cables of Genocide, Ciento, Drive and Sueno, and a SJCC Alumna. This
event is sponsored by the President’s Office and Language Arts.
On 03/31/21 (Wed) between 1 pm and 2 pm, join us for an Open-Mic Closing / Round-Table Discussion of Film “We are the Radical Monarchs”
(watch with your SJCC email credentials). This wonderful film screening
opportunity is made possible by the Professional Development, Language
Arts, the Library, the Student Activities & Development, the DAC,
and many more who have worked tirelessly behind the scene.
are just some of the highlights of the upcoming events in celebration
of International Women’s Day and Women’s Her-Story Month, with more ways
to celebrate WHM at SJCC to come. For either film screening events,
you, and your students if applicable, are encouraged to watch the film
in discussion beforehand in order to better participate in the
corresponding event. Feel free to share the info with your students via
Canvas or other communication as you see suitable.