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Social Justice Week

February 19, 2014

Social Justice Week Feb. 22-28

Social Justice Week Feb. 22-28

Folsom Lake College's Associated Students and the Multicultural and Diversity Committee present Social Justice Week February 22-28. Social Justice Week will also honor and continue the work of Professor Thomas Caramagno. For a map with directions to the Folsom campus, click here.

"An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ~ M.L. King, Jr.
"There is always hope when it comes to unlikely social change." ~ P. Seeger

All Week

Social Justice and Black History Month Displays
Where: Folsom campus, Library

Saturday, Feb. 22

Celebration of Music and Black History Month
FLC Caribbean Jazz Collective, Afro-Cuban Funk Band and Friends!
When: 8pm
Where: Folsom campus, Large Lecture Hall (Buckeye Hall room FL3-173)
Tickets are $5 for students/seniors and $10 general admission.

Monday, Feb. 24

Student Senate Open Forum
Discussions on student advocacy and plans for the upcoming March in March at the Capitol. Light refreshments
When: 12-1pm
Where: Folsom campus, Peregrine Room (upper level of Falcon's Roost near Cafeteria)

"Milk" Monday Movie Night
Student Senate hosts a screening of the movie Milk, starring Sean Penn, about gay rights activist Harvey Milk. Light refreshments provided.
When: 5-7pm
Where: Folsom campus, Lower level of Falcon's Roost

Tuesday, Feb. 25

"Race Card" Project Discussion
Think about your experiences, questions, hopes, dreams, laments or observations relating to the word "race." Write them down in one sentence using only six words. Come share.
When: 12-1pm
Where: Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall room FL1-20)

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Dean of Student Services, Melanie Dixon
Dean Dixon will be speaking on "Social Justice: What does it look like?" and why Black History Month is an important time to consider this.
When: 12-1pm
Where: Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall room FL1-20)

Thursday, Feb. 27

Campus Diversity Dialogue
What do multiculturalism and diversity at FLC mean to you? Join students, staff, administrators and faculty in exploring this and opening a continuing dialogue.
When: 12-1pm
Where: Folsom campus, Community Room (Aspen Hall room FL1-20)

Sociology 321 Students
Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality students share their work on anti-racist activism. Come walk through their gallery of
presentations and feel free to ask questions.
When: 1:50-2:20pm
Where: Folsom campus, Aspen Hall room FL1-8