The workshop provided a space for Black students and allies to express themselves freely through discussion and exercises.
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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.
Poet and Public Speaker Yosimar Reyes talked about the need to change the narrative on immigrants and how his own experience can be used as insight into the life and struggles of a modern, Latino immigrant on Oct. 15 via Zoom.
The Center for Multicultural Services kicked off its three-day annual Diversity Retreat last Friday via Zoom with around 30 participants in all, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.
The Black community at the University of La Verne was welcomed with the Rites of Passage, a traditional African spiritual ritual at noon Sept. 18 via Zoom.
Toni Morrison’s novel “The Bluest Eye” was given a breath of new life through the staged reading presented by the theater department and the Center for Multicultural Services Feb. 27 in the Dailey Theatre in celebration of Black History Month.
The unique struggles of transgender individuals and the effects of violence against them was recognized at the National Trans Day Vigil Wednesday in the Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement Sacred Space.
“Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege” explored themes of racial injustice and what the trauma of growing up black in America looks like, with an audience and actor “talk-back” panel following each performance.
In honor of Native American Day, Julia Bogany, a Native American activist and Tongva tribe member, recognized contributions of the land that the University of La Verne occupies, to roughly 50 people on Sept. 25.
The Center of Multicultural Services hosted a humanitarian campaign to collect non-perishable foods and hygiene supplies from students and faculty, that was then collected by Yadira Ortiz, co-founder of the Border Angels San Bernardino Chapter, Wednesday in the Executive Dining Room.