The free summit will feature discussions on topics that include self-love, self-care, healthy relationships, financial awareness and women’s health.
Nena Torrez (education) was interviewed for a segment on the Project Impact initiative to increase the number of K-12 male teachers of color, and Annika Anderson (sociology) discussed the work of Project Rebound, which assists the formerly incarcerated enroll at CSUSB and obtain their college degrees.
Project Impact is the vision of James R. Watson and Judy Rodriguez Watson College of Education Dean Chinaka DomNwachukwu to locate, recruit, train, mentor and then deploy minority male teachers to classrooms throughout the inland area and the state.
Sedrick Spencer, two-time CSUSB alumnus, has been named the Alumni Council representative to the standing work group for the CSU Biennial Symposium Recognizing African American History and Achievement.
The month-long series of events, virtual and in-person, will celebrate the contributions, accomplishments and culture of African Americans.
In a radio segment about several HBCUs receiving bomb threats, Brian Levin, criminal justice professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said threats to marginalized populations must be taken especially seriously, and in another segment about political violence, Levin said most of the violence in California comes from a small group of far-right extremists.
CSUSB was one of 11 schools recognized during a Nov. 16 virtual awards ceremony for its work in supporting and increasing Black and Latinx students through the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote in his Psychology Today blog about how the pursuit of convenience could increase loneliness and Rafik Mohammed (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences) was quoted in an article about Black people missing in America.
The John M. Pfau Library will work with Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, to reinvigorate the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” project, which documents the presence and contributions of the African American community in the Inland Empire.