Laney College

Latinx History Month

Latinx History Month

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Sep 15, 2018-Nov 2, 2018
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900 Fallon Street Oakland, CA 94607

Latinx History Month Events


Laney College Latinx History Month 2018

Sponsored by Associated Students of Laney College, Ethnic Studies, Latinx Student Center, Social Justice Center, and the Laney Library


Thursday, Sept. 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Building D, Room 200 (D-200)

How to Maintain  Wellness As A Student & Professional of  Color

Flores will discuss issues around managing stress and the impostor syndrome through the lens of a first generation attorney. Flores is the  founder/owner of iMater Now, which focuses on fostering well-being in the legal profession. He has worked as an attorney for the Labor  Commissioner in SF and has represented hundreds of workers in the hotel, housekeeping and, janitorial industries.


Tuesday, October 9 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Laney Library (Browsing area)

Ananda Esteva Book Reading: “The Wanderings of Chela Coatlicue”

 Esteva, was born in Santiago, Chile where a civil war caused her family to immigrate to San Francisco while she was very young. Esteva is a middle school teacher in the SF. Esteva’s novel is about a brazen musical prodigy who goes on an odyssey from the punk rock slums of Mexico City to Los Angeles.


Friday, October 12 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Laney Theatre

“Tambien La Lluvia” Film Screening & Discussion

This is a 2010 drama about a Mexican film crew that comes to Bolivia during the Cochabamba Water Wars to make a film about the Conquest of Columbus.


Tuesday, October 16 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Building E, Room 207 (E-207)

“Dolores” Documentary Film Screening

“Dolores” is a feature length documentary about the life and activism of social justice leader and United  Farmworkers Union co-founder Dolores Huerta.


Thursday, Nov. 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the June Steingart Gallery (in the Laney Tower Lobby)

Laney “Día de Los Muertos” Dinner and Celebration   

Come view our community altars, participate in ceremony, break bread, and honor those who have passed to the spirit world.


Friday, Nov. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Laney Theatre

“Coco” Film Screening & Discussion

Coco is an award winning Pixar film about a little boy named Miguel who is transported to the land of the dead to connect with his grandfather.