The Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC) is happy to share the following resources with the SJCC community.

​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. 

These 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.

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