The University of La Verne’s Cultural and Natural History collections welcomed Nawang B. Phuntsog, professor of education at California State University, Fullerton, as its fourth Influential Voices speaker at noon on Wednesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.
Christian Bracho, associate professor of education, discussed the importance of practicing nonviolence in everyday life at the third session of the Season for Nonviolence series, titled “Practicing Nonviolence,” Wednesday via Zoom.
Kara Stevens, author and founder of the Frugal Feminista, talked about the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has had on people of color and the importance of self care and community when fighting for equality on Wednesday at the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture.
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.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.