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Social Justice Spring

FLC PISO
March 01, 2019


Folsom Lake College's Diversity & Equity Committee is proud to present "Social Justice Spring." This lineup of activities celebrating diversity, equity, and equality includes performing arts events, thoughtful discussions, and student panels. Please join us for any of the remaining events:

Mama C's Heal the World Tour
Monday, March 4, 9:30 to 11:00 am, Rancho Cordova Center, Student Lounge (RCC1-105)
Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 to 2:30 pm, Main Folsom campus, Large Lecture Hall (Buckeye Hall FL3-165)
Mama C is an accomplished poet, musician, and co-founder of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC), a community-based organization which promotes community development in rural Africa. She is a long time civil rights activist and is the subject of a documentary entitled "Mama C, Urban Warrior in the African Bush." She and her husband Pete O'Neal, both former members of the Black Panther Party, left Kansas and have lived in Tanzania since 1970. For more information, contact Victoire S. Chochezi, Ed.D., at: chochev@flc.losrios.edu.

Women in Science: A Showing of "Hidden Figures"
Monday, March 4, 6:00 to 8:30 pm, Main Folsom campus, Peregrine Room (Falcon's Roost FR-240)
"Hidden Figures" tells the incredible untold, true story of mathematicians Katherine Jonson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn, a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations. Film screening and discussion to follow. For more information, contact Dr. Steve Holzberg at: holzbes@flc.losrios.edu.

"She's Beautiful When She's Angry" Film Screening
Wednesday, March 6, 12:00 to 2:30 pm, Main Folsom campus, Aspen Hall FL1-104
This film details the contributions of Second-Wave Feminists who brought us many of the changes we currently enjoy, outlining the history of the movement that made these privileges possible. For more information, contact Yvonne Price, Ph.D., at: pricey@flc.losrios.edu.

The Transformative Process of Promoting Diversity in the Hiring Process
Thursday, March 7, 3:00 to 5:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Aspen Hall FL1-8
Join Dr. La Tonya Williams in a dialogue about the need for diversity and inclusion in the hiring process. The discussion will also include addressing the barriers and challenges that disproportionately impacted students face on our campus and beyond.
For more information, contact Cindy Stanphill, Ph.D., at: stanphc@flc.losrios.edu. RSVP

Transformative Justice Presentation
Monday, March 11, 12:00 to 1:00pm, Main Folsom campus, Peregrine Room (Falcon's Roost FR-240) 
Student Equity Advocates (SEA) present on transformative justice, particularly as it relates to the campus climate at FLC.
For more information, contact Student Equity Advocate Alana Ramsey: alana.ramsey.vdl@gmail.com.

Netflix and Consent: A Showing of "The Hunting Ground"
Tuesday, March 12, 3:00 to 5:30pm, Main Folsom campus, Large Lecture Hall (Buckeye Hall FL3-173)
Please join us for a screening of the documentary, "The Hunting Ground," an exposé of rape crimes on US college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. A discussion will immediately follow. Pizza, popcorn, and beverages will be offered. For more information, contact Cindy Stanphill, Ph.D., at: stanphc@flc.losrios.edu, or Andrew Williamson at: williaa2@flc.losrios.edu.

Introduction to Feminism
Wednesday, March 13, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Aspen Hall FL1-104
There are a lot of opinions about feminism and most are grounded in misinformation. Come get the facts and the history and gain an informed opinion. For more information, contact Yvonne Price, Ph.D., at: pricey@flc.losrios.edu.

Guess Who's Gay
Friday, March 15, 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall FL1-20)
A lively three-part student panel that aims to breakdown stereotypes surrounding members of the LGBTQIA+ community in a fun way.
For more information, contact Luna Lund (Queer Straight Alliance club president) at: lunaxlund@gmail.com.

Wear Teal Rally
Tuesday, April 2, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Quad near the Falcon's Roost
Get ready for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and get involved by stopping by the WEAVE table. Pick up a teal ribbon to show your support and ask the Confidential WEAVE Advocate questions on how you can help end sexual assault. For more information, contact the WEAVE Confidential Advocate at: weave@losrios.edu.

Jeans for Justice
Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 to 1:00pm, Main Folsom campus, Quad near the Falcon's Roost
Inspired by the ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the victim was wearing tight jeans, this rape prevention education campaign encourages students, community members, and staff to make a social statement with their fashion by wearing jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions that surround sexual assault. For more information, contact the WEAVE Confidential Advocate at: weave@losrios.edu.

Know Me, Know My Culture: A Culture Chat
Thursday, April 11, 4:30 to 6:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall FL1-20)
A panel discussion on various cultures encouraging mutual respect for all members of our community through improved communication and increased information about each others' cultures. For more information, contact Victoire S. Chochezi, Ed.D., at: chochev@flc.losrios.edu, or Cindy Stanphill, Ph.D., at: stanphc@flc.losrios.edu. RSVP

International Night
Thursday, April 11, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Falcon's Roost
Come share a piece of your heritage, culture or identity by bringing food, poetry, art, clothing, and more to the event. For more information, contact ASFLC member: srn.nawaz@gmail.com.

13th Annual Earth Week Festival
Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26
This will feature environmental and environmental justice films, panel discussions, speakers, and student activities across the campus.
For more information, contact Steve Holzberg at: holzbes@flc.losrios.edu.

Healing Circle/Open Mic
Tuesday, April 23, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Quad near Falcon's Roost
Join our healing circle and exchange honest and unfiltered testimonies with fellow sexual assault survivors. Enjoy poetry slam, musical performances, and learn about on campus resources from the WEAVE Confidential Advocate. For more information, contact the WEAVE Confidential Advocate at: weave@losrios.edu.

Equity and Social Justice Poetry Gala
Thursday, April 25, 3:30 to 5:30 pm, Main Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall FL1-20)
This Gala aims to provide catharsis through words and expression - Catharsis through Poetry. Come celebrate with us in honor of National Poetry Month and in support of equity and social justice at FLC and in our communities. Bring a dish! For more information, contact Cindy Stanphill, Ph.D., at: stanphc@flc.losrios.edu.

FLC OutLoud
Thursday, April 25, Time TBA, Main Folsom campus, Falcon's Roost
More info TBA.

Walk-a-thon for Transgender Healthcare
Friday, April 26, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Track
A fundraiser put on by the Queer Straight Alliance. All proceeds will go to the Sacramento Gender Health Center. For more information, contact Luna Lund (Queer Straight Alliance club president) at: lunaxlund@gmail.com.

Survivor Self Care Event
Tuesday, May 7, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Quad near Falcon's Roost
Stop by the WEAVE Survivor Self Care table to learn about a wide variety of trauma-focused self care techniques to help you get through finals week and daily triggers. For more information, contact the WEAVE Confidential Advocate at: weave@losrios.edu.

Power to the Students! Showcase
Friday, May 10, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Main Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall FL1-20)
Let's imagine a world without limits and without boundaries, a world where students have power and are empowered to change their world: in school and out. Power to the students! For more information, contact Student Equity Advocate Alana Ramsey: alana.ramsey.vdl@gmail.com.