Sep 15, 2018-Nov 2, 2018
All Day Description
|900 Fallon Street Oakland, CA 94607|
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.