Tamika D. Mallory, co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March and co-founder of Until Freedom spoke at a virtual event about her experience in activism and the civil unrest in 2020 after the killing of George Floyd.
Lifestyle events that occur on or off campus should be categorized under “events.” Events differ from performances in that performances stage or present a play, concert or other forms of entertainment while events do not. Examples of events include the Long Beach Zombie Walk, Week of Welcome and Queen Mary’s Dark Harbour.
MOLAA and Long Beach African American Cultural Center host virtual event about Afro-Latinx experiences
“De colores: A Black and Brown Conversation” featured panelists from the Afro-Latinx community to discuss history and identity as part of the 2021 Afro-Latinx festival. The event aimed to begin building community and understand the experiences of Afro-Latinx members.
“HERland: Women Artists from the MOLAA Collection” is a virtual exhibition that features artwork that touch on themes of race, gender, equity and empowerment, all created by women.
Elise Bryant, author of “Happily Ever Afters,” discusses inspiration behind debut novel at Long Beach virtual event
CSULB alumna Elise Bryant joined the Long Beach Public Library Foundation to celebrate her debut young-adult novel, “Happily Ever Afters.” Bryant shared at the event that the novel is influenced by her experience of not seeing Black leading characters and wanting to value women-centered stories.
Loretta Ross, a professor at Smith college, feminist and activist, spoke to CSULB students at the Womxn’s Collective Rising Speaker series.
CSULB starts off Black History Month with a webinar featuring four faculty members from higher education across the U.S. to discuss the importance of leading with a focus on racial equity.
Cultural Welcomes at the Beach discusses the importance of advocacy within the Black and LGBTQIA+ community
Associated Students, Inc.’s day one of Cultural Welcomes took place via Zoom, featuring LGBTQIA+ organizations and clubs on campus. There, students had the opportunity to discuss how Black individuals have contributed to the community.
Club sports, community services and university resources host their virtual booths for day three of Week of Welcome.
The pandemic has caused the live events industry to face widespread wage reductions and job losses due to the cancellation of live events and venue closures. On Sept. 1, the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center took to Twitter to bring attention to the cause.
Cultural and religious organizations host their virtual booths for day two of Week of Welcome as interested students pop in and out of sessions throughout the afternoon.