The exhibition at the CSUSB Anthropology Museum, aimed at destigmatizing substance use disorder by putting a human face on the disease, closes to the public on Saturday, June 10, with special weekend viewing hours from 8-11:30 a.m. Admission is always free.
The exhibit, housed at the CSUSB’s Anthropology Museum since September, aims to call attention to substance use disorder. The work of the museum, San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health and INTO LIGHT was recognized by the National Association of Counties with an Achievement Award in the Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation Category. A closing reception is set for 10:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, June 7, at the museum.
The townhall will be moderated by Ramos, who has introduced legislation in the battle against the opioid crisis and substance use disorder. The townhall takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
The exhibit INTO LIGHT, which opened Sept. 9 at the CSUSB Anthropology Museum, seeks to broaden discussions about addiction across the nation through the stories of those who have lost loved ones to Substance Use Disorder (SUD).
Assemblymember James Ramos honored tribal elders for working to preserve Native American culture such as language, and songs such as the traditional Kaweah bird songs, by teaching them to younger generations of Native Americans.
Thirteen CSUSB alumni and students were among the honorees for the fifth annual 30 Under 30 Awards Ceremony hosted by Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes. The event recognizes the honorees for their achievements in community activism, business, health, education, art and social entrepreneurship.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was among the panelists participating at the Assembly Select Committee on the State of Hate hearing on white supremacists, held recently at CSUSB.
The free event is being hosted by CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism and the state Assembly Select Committee on the State of Hate, and begins at 4 p.m. Advance reservations are required to attend.
The free, one-day summit will take place Thursday at the university’s Santos Manuel Student Union with the focus “Sin Fronteras — Education Beyond Borders.”