CSUSB’s Conversations on Diversity series returns on Tuesday, April 13, at noon with Terisa Siagatonu, poet, speaker, educator and community organizer, who will present “Finally, the Poets: The Duty of Art(ists) as the Pulse of Our Collective Healing & Greatest Hope at Justices.”
At a time when race relations are highly charged in the United States, Daniel E. Walker’s presentation is timely. The program is set for noon, Tuesday, Feb. 9, on Zoom, and is co-sponsored by the University Diversity Committee’s Conversations on Diversity Series and the Programming Subcommittee of the President’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Board.
Dolores Canales, director of community outreach with The Bail Project, will present “Advancing Criminal Justice Reform: Through the Lens of Diverse, Lived Experiences.” The virtual event will take place on Zoom.
Many of the monthlong series of events will be virtual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that is not preventing CSUSB from offering a wide range of programs to celebrate the month.
“COVID-19 has not been the great equalizer,” Nyle Fort said during his virtual presentation on May 19 called “Pandemic and Privilege” as part of Cal State San Bernardino’s Conversations on Diversity series.
Nyle Fort, a minister, organizer and scholar, will present “Pandemic and Privilege” as part of the Conversations on Diversity series on Tuesday, May 19, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom.
Administered by the California Student Aid Commission, CSUSB, working with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, was awarded $908,557 earlier this year to begin the program in summer of 2020.
Through personal anecdotes and academic research, Mary Fong, professor of communication studies, discussed Chinese communication patterns at CSUSB’s Conversations on Diversity series on Jan. 28.
Mary Fong (communication studies), Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) and Breanna Putman (biology) were included in recent news coverage on various topics related to their expertise.