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Ethnic Studies Faculty And Students Lead Teach-Ins At University of San Diego

The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of San Diego held five campus teach-ins Fall Semester 2016. Our teach-ins addressed the shooting of Alfred Olango in El Cajon, the 2016 presidential election, National #NoDAPL Day of Action, solidarity for Standing Rock, and immigrant rights.

Teach-in for Alfred Olango 10/4/16p1190009p1180903

Teach-in for 2016 Presidential Election 11/9/16p1190088

Teach-in for National #NoDAPL Day of Action 11/15/16p1190099p1190116

Teach-in for Standing Rock Solidarity 12/6/16p1190811p1190814

Teach-in for Immigrant Rightsp1190818


2nd Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series: Chicana Activism in San Diego Honoring Tommie Camarillo

3rd Binational Conference on Border Issues :: 3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos Fronterizos

3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos Fronterizos
November 29, 2012
San Diego City College
Room D 121A

DESIGN/diseño: Fernanda Vega-Huerta

SDSU Department of Africana Studies presents: Meet the Founders Series

Friday, February 10, 2012
Arts and Letters Building, Room 101
Hosted by: Delores Fisher, Lecturer, Africana Studies

Meet the founders and directors. Hear about their creative process. Participate in a discussion of San Diego theater arts for people of color.

Bear Arts Foundation is a national cross-cultural arts service organization committed to encourage, nurture, and strengthen the creation and production of new work in the theatre by artists of color.

1st Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series at Mesa College: Sylvia Mendez

“The case of Méndez v. Westminster and the Desegregation of Public Education”
11 AM TUESDAY, MARCH 6 ROOM: H-117/118

Sylvia Méndez is the oldest daughter of Gonzalo Méndez, a Mexican immigrant, and Felicitas Méndez, a Puerto Rican, who fought so she and her brothers could have equal education through the case of Méndez et al v. Westminster et al. Ms. Méndez continues the legacy left by her parents to campaign for education. Ms. Méndez was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States’ highest civilian honor, on February 15, 2011. The Annual Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series honors the founder of the San Diego Mesa College Chicano Studies Department and recognizes her life-long commitment to education, feminism, and dedication to the mission of the community college.

Organized by the Chicano Studies Department
Co-sponsored by:
San Diego Mesa College Humanities Institute and
Chicano Latino Heritage Celebration Committee

For more information:
César López, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor
Chicana and Chicano Studies Department
San Diego Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Drive
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2368

Save Ethnic Studies Fundraiser

Saturday, February 25, 2012
2:00 pm
Lincoln High School
4777 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, 92113
Suggested donation $10; all donations accepted

As you may know, Arizona has banned the teaching of ethnic studies, specifically targeting Mexican-American Studies in the Tucson Unified School District. Eleven TUSD teachers, administrators and students are suing the state to bring back Ethnic Studies.  To fight blatant discrimination and the spread of this civil/human rights violation to other states, join us for a fundraiser ($10, but hope you can donate more!). Continue reading

Native American Heritage Month Event at Miramar College: Trail of Tears

Native American Heritage Month Event
Trail of Tears
As presented in the documentary

“How the West was Lost”

Introduction and
discussion to follow film
by O. Pierre Romero

November 10th
SD Miramar College ~ Room:B-305

Please consider extra credit to encourage student attendance.

Coordinated by:
San Diego Miramar College Diversity and International Education Committee