Barbara Carrasco, a Los Angeles-based Chicana artist and activist, spoke about her art with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Wednesday at the Virtual Latinx Heritage Month series with 16 participants via Zoom.
Christian Bracho, associate professor of teacher education in the University’s LaFetra College of Education, led the final workshop to his three-part nonviolence workshop series called “Learn ways to practice nonviolence daily in thoughts, words, and deeds” on April 1 via Zoom.
The University of La Verne honored 2,337 graduating students from Spring 2020 and Winter 2021 in a series of virtual commencement ceremonies, and featured a speech from Dolores Huerta for the College of Arts and Sciences, delivered by her daughter Camila Chavez, on Jan. 30.
Ganesha High School senior Omar Mendez, Pomona High School senior Brenda Gomez and Garey High School seniors Melanie Andreo and Josue Garcia – recipients of the Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley’s social justice scholarship – lead the 16th annual Cesar Chavez Pilgrimage Saturday morning.
José Calderón, professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano and Latino studies at Pitzer College, brought faculty members to tears as he discussed his book, “Lessons From an Activist Intellectual: Teaching, Research, and Organizing for Social Change” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.