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An Evening with Laverne Cox


January 26th | 6:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: ASI

An Evening with Laverne Cox will touch on the topics of advocacy, intersectionality, and media. Students and guests will learn how to apply practices in these topics as they progress in their academia and career. 

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Uoapm07vR2KAM1KwCz5iWg 

ASI Presents: A night with Laverne Cox

 

February 1 - 13, 2021


 

Conversations on Race and Policing - Professor Michael Sierra-Arévalo: Perils of Policing


February 3rd | 3:00pm-4:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: CoRP

CoRP is a consortium of students, staff and faculty who came together following the murder of George Floyd. Each week on Wednesday at 3p they facilitate a discussion of distinguished guests who address some aspect of that issue.

Registration: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/97960458784

Lift As We Climb Event Flyer
Lift As We Climb Event Flyer

 

Lift As We Climb: The Importance of Black Women in Higher Education


February 4th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: PASSC, PACS, and Black Residential Scholars

Join us for a conversation on the importance of Black Women in Higher Education. 

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/LiftAsWeClimbBFSp21 

Black History Month Opening Ceremony


February 5th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: Black History Month Committee

Join us along with President Morales and community leader/CSUSB Alum Dr. Margaret Hill to kickoff Black History Month

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/csusbbhm2021

Black History Month Kickoff Flyer

 

 

Online Reception: Personal to Political - Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press Flyer
RAFFMA Personal to Political Flyer

On Display: Personal to Political - Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press


February 6 - April 10 | Online Reception: February 27 at 4 p.m. | Zoom | Hosted By: RAFFMA

This exciting exhibition features works by 14 African American artists who have helped to shape the contemporary art conversation in the Bay Area and beyond. The show covers a wide range of prints, paintings, quilts, and sculptures, and includes an array of abstract and formal imagery. Narratives that speak to personal experiences and political perspectives are woven throughout. At the heart of this show is a Berkeley based fine art print studio—Paulson Fontaine Press—who over the past two decades has developed an unparalleled roster of internationally celebrated artists - artists like Martin Puryear , Kerry James Marshall,  and the Gee’s Bend Quilters – who characterize the fresh perspectives that are today’s avant-garde.

More Information: https://www.csusb.edu/raffma/visit/view/personal-political


 

Black History Month Panel and Discussion Flyer

"The Legacy, Our Existence, My Identity": A Black History Month Panel and Discussion


February 8th | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: Black History Month Committee

Join us as we discuss and answers questions about Black Legacy, existence and identity in 2021.

Panel includes: 

Daria Graham, AVP, Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Kathryn Ervin: Professor, Theater Department and President of BFSSA

Aaron Burgess: Executive Director, Santos Manuel Student Union  

This event will be Moderated by Rafik Mohamed, Dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. 

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/BHMPanelRSVP

Conversations on Diversity with Dr. Daniel Walker: End Racism in America


February 9th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Programming Subcommittee

Join the President's DEI Programming Committee for an hour with Dr. Daniel Walker on Ending Racism in America

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/84884497499 Password: Diversity^

Conversations on Race and Policing: Professor Annika Anderson and Professor Xuan Santos, Project Rebound


February 10th | 3:00pm-4:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: CoRP

CoRP is a consortium of students, staff and faculty who came together following the murder of George Floyd. Each week on Wednesday at 3p they facilitate a discussion of distinguished guests who address some aspect of that issue.

Registration: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/97960458784

Wellness Series: Mindfulness- Don't Overthink It


February 11th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: Counseling and Psychological Services 

Whether it be the social injustices occurring at the national level or the COVID19 pandemic, we can all acknowledge that these are difficult times.  This presentation will discuss how we can use mindfulness tools and techniques to manage distress and understand our discomfort so we can be fully engaged in our lives both on a personal and societal level.  

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrf-mvqjovGdaEY7z6SmxUiauHl7gwfWq1

Movie Night: “I Am Not Your Negro”


February 12 | 6:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: BHM Planning Committee

A viewing of "I Am Not Your Negro: A film based on the novel by James Baldwin. I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript Remember This House. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.

Please note: The film choice has the potential to be changed at a later time.

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/BHMMovieNight

February 14 - 28, 2020


 

Baltimore Panel and Discussion Flyer

African American Theatre for Positive Social Change: Baltimore by Kirsten Greendige- Dramaturgical Panel and Discussion


February 17th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Hosted by: Department of Theatre Arts

Join Department of Theatre Arts professors Deitrah J. Taylor, Kristi Papailler and additional Theatre Arts faculty and staff as they discuss the themes, production process and historical perspective of the department's March 2021 production of Baltimore by Kirsten Greendige.  This timely piece follows the journeys of a group of college freshman after they discover one of them has placed a racist image on the door of their African American friend.  Attendees will experience excerpts from the play and be invited to offer their perspectives regarding the information presented by the panel

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpcu-qqjksG9Dc9Wiut9k8YZtFkzNekmzi 


 

Conversations on Race and Policing - "Set the Night on Fire: LA in the Sixties" a book by Mike Davis and Jon Wiener


February 17th | 3:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: CoRP Committee 

CoRP is a consortium of students, staff and faculty who came together following the murder of George Floyd. Each week on Wednesday at 3p they facilitate a discussion of distinguished guests who address some aspect of that issue.

Registration: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/97960458784

Wellness Series - Healing Heart Qi-Gong: Afri-Asian Movement for Stress Reduction *CANCELLED*


Qi Gong practice developed by Prof. Kristi Papailler. This series of low impact movements promotes wellness in the body, mind and spirit and is designed to assist in mitigating the physiological effects of experiencing interpersonal and systemic racism and discrimination. No experience is necessary to participate and learn this practice. 

 

Black Student Empowerment Symposium


February 18th | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: BSES Planning Committee

This program is exclusively for our First-Year African American students who've applied or been admitted to CSUSB.

We invite applicants and admitted students to learn about the resources that will enhance their CSUSB experience as African American students. Our goal at CSUSB is to show students that they have a community here and we are excited to embrace them with open arms. We are here to show students how they can overcome any barriers that might be placed in front of them and persevere.

Register Here: https://csusbernardino.radiusbycampusmgmt.com/ssc/eform/B0BS8LMc0A70x67f4m3I.ssc 

Art Walk Through History


February 19th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: BHM Planning Committee and ASI

Join us in celebrating Black History Month through an art-viewing party.

RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/1HA5NU2V

Art Walk Through History Flyer
Kickin' Knowledge - Black History Month Edition Flyer
Kickin' Knowledge - Black History Month Edition Flyer

Kickin' Knowledge Pac II PACS - Black History Month Edition


February 22nd | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Zoom | Hosted by: PASSC

Come join the Pan African Student Success Center and the Pan African Collegiate Scholars as we engage in a lively discussion with faculty, student leaders, and the campus community. We will discuss why a Black agenda should be prioritized for the incoming administration, given that Black folk and Black women in particular, were responsible for the sweeping Democratic victories that propelled them into office.

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/KickinKnowledgeFeb22

Coyote Learning Circle Flyer
Coyote Learning Circle Flyer

Coyote Learning Circle


February 23rd | 11:00am - 12:00pm | Zoom | Hosted by: Staff Development Center

In honor of Black History Month, February’s Coyote Learning Circle will provide an opportunity for the CSUSB community to learn how grassroots community activism during the Black Power Movement led to the foundation of African American Studies. Specifically, we will discuss the impact of student leadership within this movement and how a strong connection to the struggles of off-campus Black communities led to the creation of African American Studies, which is one of the lasting legacies and achievements of the Black Power Movement. We look forward to you joining us in learning how the formation of African American Studies is relevant to the work we do here in the Cross Cultural Center. 

Join: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/497328198

"The Atlanta Washerwomen Strike of 1881"


February 23 | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted by: Pfau Library

In this presentation, Jahdziah St. Julien, a research associate at the Better Life Lab at New America, tells the story of the Atlanta Washerwomen Strike of 1881.  She'll discuss: What made the strike so remarkable? What strategies led to its success? What can we learn from the Atlanta Washerwomen as we continue to fight against racial and economic injustice?

St. Julien, who graduated from Princeton University, works at the intersection of gender, race, and social policy. In her role, she researches and writes about the program's priority issue areas: paid family leave, affordable care, workplace redesign, and intersectional gender equity.

The presentation, which includes a question-and-answer session, is open to the public.

For questions or more information, please contact Robie Madrigal, Pfau Library, at rmadriga@csusb.edu.

RVSP:  https://csusb.zoom.us/j/89922009912?pwd=OTN6aGFpeG5zUVBJWEpySnhCUWpxQT09

Conversations on Race and Policing - Film and Discussion led by Marc Robinson, "Slavery by Another Name"


February 24th | 3:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: CoRP Committee 

CoRP is a consortium of students, staff and faculty who came together following the murder of George Floyd. Each week on Wednesday at 3p they facilitate a discussion of distinguished guests who address some aspect of that issue.

Registration: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/97960458784

"Wellness Thursdays" 

Topic: In the Midst of the Storm- I STAND! 


February 25th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: Counseling and Psychological Services 

In the midst of chaos and uncertainty it is easy to get lost in the rhetoric and feel overwhelmed, confused, defeated, and even lose a sense of who you are and what you stand for. This presentation will demonstrate how you can empower yourself to weather the storm and STAND firmly on an unyielding foundation of greatness, past and present, that makes you, Magnificently YOU!  

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtd--tqTosGN2wMJUXgrCMewEmbgrefdEq

Pioneer Scholarship Celebration Flyer
Pioneer Scholarship Celebration Flyer

Pioneer Scholarship Celebration


February 26th | 10:00am - 11:00am | Zoom | Hosted By: Pioneer Breakfast Planning Committee

Our annual Pioneer Scholarship event will take place virtually featuring a  Student Showcase Competition, Scholarship Presentations for namesake scholarships, and a Student Speaker. For information on the 9th Annual Pioneer Scholarship please visit https://www.csusb.edu/bfssa/scholarships.

 

RSVP: https://csusb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2KKVm405T2qOr1KRkBOvZA

 


 

Online Reception: Personal to Political - Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press Flyer
RAFFMA Personal to Political Flyer

 

Online Reception: Personal to Political - Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press


February 27th | 4:00pm | Zoom | Hosted By: RAFFMA

Join RAFFMA as we celebrate the new exhibition Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press.

This online reception will take you through an in-depth audio and visual tour of the new virtual exhibition. Event special guests include, Rhea Fontaine and Pam Paulson, Owners of the Paulson Fontaine Press. At the end of the virtual tour, guests will participate in an open Q&A with Rhea, Pam and John Fleeman, RAFFMA Exhibition Designer.

Registration: https://csusb.zoom.us/j/81225312709