March 31 marked the end of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music’s BeachFunder, which raised $40,295 to offset the projected $100,000 loss in scholarship money. The loss comes as a result of canceled live performances due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
In honor of the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility, here are some resources for the transgender and gender non-conforming community at the local level.
Voices for Justice: Equity & Arts series featured civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who has represented the families of Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin and George Floyd. During the event, Crump explained persistent police violence and the steps to take to overcome it and seek justice for all.
CSULB’s Racial Justice in Education Series shows that representation builds better experiences for students
A panel of three Black women educators joined the College of Education to discuss how diverse faculty at schools are necessary for student success and how their experiences as students has influenced their work in education.
The Social Justice Entrepreneurship Program is a four week workshop designed to teach business owners or those interested on how to turn a profit while supporting a community’s wellbeing.
In honor of Women’s History Month, The Women’s and Gender Equity Center hosted a Zoom webinar featuring Zoe Nicholson, a feminist activist, author and lecturer. There, Nicholson shared more about the suffragist and activist Alice Paul and the Equal Rights Amendment.
“I Am: New Afro-Latinx Narratives,” is the latest online art exhibit on display at the Museum of Latin American Arts, which features artwork and interviews from Afro-Latinx artists.
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.
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.