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Social Justice Week

March 15-19, 2021

Social Justice Week is a week-long virtual conference that engages the entire Titan community in learning activities and dialogue centered on the issues of social justice. This year's event will culminate with a keynote speaker who will also serve as the final speaker for the Titans Together Speaker Series.

This year’s Social Justice Week will create opportunities for learning and engagement through the lens of what social justice means for different social identities and social issues.

Social Justice Week Events: March 15 - 19, 2021

If you wish to participate in Social Justice Week 2021, simply register for events below and you will be sent a Zoom link for the program.

If you need accommodations for any of the events, please email diversity@fullerton.edu.

 

Monday, March 15

10 - 11 a.m.
Into the Spotlight: The History of Unknown Americans

This workshop locates the characters and events mentioned in Cristina Henríquez’s The Book of Unknown Americans in their historical context and within larger trajectories in American migration history. It also uses migration theory to offer a conceptual analysis of the characters and plot. This event is part of the One Book, One CSUF workshop series.

Facilitator/Speaker: Aitana Guia
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Healthy Mind

Healthy Mind explores how mental health varies in college students and mindful tips and tricks to navigate everyday life. This event acts as a segue into how mental health is seen in the communtities affected in the remaining Social Justice Week AICA topics. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Latino Business Student Association and Hermanos Unidos de CSUF
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Trauma-Sensitive Pedagogies

By drawing on the traumas that students experience at CSUF, we will discuss the responsibilities faculty and staff have to provide emotional support and psychological resources.

Facilitator/Speaker: Chelsea Reynolds, PhD, Dept of Communications
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty
Coordinating Dept: Faculty Development Center

1 - 2 p.m.
The LGBTQ+ Community Through the Lens of Anime

This program covers how anime has influenced the perspective of LGBTQ+ community in Japan and for viewers around the world. We will also discuss the intersectionality between LGBTQ+ experience and mental health in Japan. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Japanese Anime Club
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

2 - 3:30 p.m.
Intro to Racial Equity Module Training

This foundational module will allow participants to understand racial equity better, particularly as it relates to CSUF, through the lenses of history, self-awareness, and interpersonal relationships. The curriculum was developed by a task force representing faculty, staff, and student voices to ensure that its content is relevant and impactful for all campus community members.

Facilitator/Speaker: Cecil Chik and David Carreon Bradley
Event Type: Training
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs

4 p.m.
Black & Able

Black & Able helps participants begin the conversation about deconstructing and redefining the sterotypes of disability and mental health within the Black community. As well as, learn Black identified on-campus and off-campus resources.

Facilitator/Speaker: Kamilah Parker, Myesha Dunn, Torrell Foree, Rashida Mosely, Nicole Enrique, Gabriela Dupree, Gabrielle Giomini
Event Type: Program
Open to: Student
Coordinating Dept: DSS, CAPS, AARC

7 - 8:30 p.m.
Migrating Workshop

The Hermanas on Immigration workshop aim for attendees to gain an understanding of immigration under the Trump administration, ICE, and the children who were affected throughout the process. Students will learn about the trauma and stages of migration and comprehend the hostile environment of a new country. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Hermanas Unidas de CSUF
Event Type: Program
Open to: Student
Coordinating Dept: AICA

Tuesday, March 16

10 - 11:15 a.m.
PAJ Faculty Discuss Gender and Drink Coffee

Round table Discussion with Dr. Alissa Ackerman, Dr. Shelly Arsneault, Dr. Pam Fiber-Ostrow, Dr. Veronica Herrera, Dr. Sarah Hill and Dr. Stacy Mallicoat on gender in society.

Facilitator/Speaker: Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice

 

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Latinx Graduate Students Belonging in the Classroom

This workshop highlights concrete ways to make mentoring and teaching more culturally responsive to Latinx graduate students. Participants will have an opportunity to hear voices of Latinx graduate students at CSUF.

Facilitator/Speaker: Olga L. Mejia, PhD, Dept of Counseling
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty/Staff
Coordinating Dept: Faculty Development Center

 

1 - 2:30 p.m.
Critical Consciousness: Prison Abolition

Join CSUF Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers as we examine the U.S. Justice System. This series is intended to encourage critical inquiry & civic engagement among students through examining the history and current usage of police and policy in marginalized communities. Engage with us through multiple outlets including book reads, film reviews, discussions, community/ panel dialogues and more! *This is an open event, no registration required. Click on link to join.

Facilitator/Speaker: Dr. Mei-ling Malone
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
SWANA Refugees

Participants will comprehend the refugee crisis in SWANA countries and the effects of being a refugee. Students will also better understand how multigenerational trauma affects mental health can end. Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: South West Asian North African, Students for Justice in Palestine, and Lebanese Student Association
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

 

2 - 3 p.m.
We Slay: A Young Womxn's Leadership Experience: Cultivating Confidence Workshop

Join us as we learn what authentic confidence looks like and practical steps to becoming a more confident leader.

Facilitator/Speaker: Rosalina Camacho
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: WoMen's and Adult Reentry Center

 

2:30 - 4 p.m.
How to be an Anti-Racist - Putting Principles to Practice

This reflective and interactive workshop will provide participants with the means to begin to move from allyship to advocacy. Topics will include anti-racist activities, resources, and strategies for instruction.

Facilitator/Speaker: Edward Robinson, Jr., PhD., Dept. of African American Studies and Terri Patchen, PhD., Dept. of Elementary and Bilingual Education
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty
Coordinating Dept: Faculty Development Center

 

6 - 7 p.m.
Working Against Patriarchy

Students will learn what Patriarchy is and the psychological impacts its changes have created. The workshop will also discuss how to unlearn toxic masculinity and partiarchal conditioning in society. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Ballet Folklorico de CSUF
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

 

Wednesday, March 17

10 - 11:30 a.m.
How to be an Anti-Racist - Putting Principles to Practice

This reflective and interactive workshop will provide participants with the means to begin to move from allyship to advocacy. Topics will include anti-racist activities, resources, and strategies for instruction.

Facilitator/Speaker: Edward Robinson, Jr., PhD., Dept. of African American Studies and Terri Patchen, PhD., Dept. of Elementary and Bilingual Education
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty
Coordinating Dept: Faculty Development Center

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Discussion with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio - Author of "The Undocumented Americans"

Discussion and Q+A with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio author of "The Undocumented Americans" moderated by American Studies faculty and Titan Dreamers Resource Center students. *Attendees of this program will be entered for an opportunity drawing. Winners will be contacted with the email used to login to the event.

Facilitator/Speaker: Karla Cornejo Villavicencio with faculty and student moderators
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs, External and Government Relations, and Alumni Engagement

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Women's History Titan Table Talk: The Power of the Female Vote

The Titan Table Talk is an ongoing dialogue series held in conjunction with each of the six cultural heritage months recognized by our campus community. For each of these events, we invite panelists who represent the highlighted heritage month. The panelists speak on their personal and professional experiences as it relates to the monthly theme through the lens of their experiences as members of those communities. Join us for a dialogue with local community members, CSUF alumni, and others as they discuss the "power of the female vote" as it relates to civic engagement. Register to receive a link to the webinar and have a chance to engage with the panelists during the live event. *Attendees of this program will be entered for an opportunity drawing. Winners will be contacted with the email used to login to the event.

Facilitator/Speaker: Dr. Natalie Fousekis
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs, External and Government Relations, and Alumni Engagement

 

1 - 2 p.m.
More than a Mask: Politicizing Politeness

Students bring light to the idea that wearing a mask should not be a political statement and should instead be seen as an overall act of courtesy. Participants will engage in activities that reflect their own self-care and awareness during a pandemic. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Nikkei Student Union
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

2 - 3 p.m.
Faculty & Student Activist Solidarity Roundtable

Join in a roundtable discussion with student activists from ASI and SQE (Students for Quality Education) and faculty from the Women, Gender & Queer Studies Department on ways we can work together and support each other's efforts to create crucial and compassionate change on campus. ASL interpreters will be available at the event.

Facilitator/Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Dolhinow, Dr. Tala Khanmalek, Ileana Lugo, Janica Torres
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty
Coordinating Dept: Social Justice & Equity Commission (SJEC), Studens for Quality Education (SQE), and the Women, Gender & Queer Studies Department (WGST/QS)

3 - 4 p.m.
Drop the Mic #2

Join us for Drop the Mic featuring Alan Peleaz Lopez! Alan is an Afro-Indigenous poet and interdisciplinary artist from Oaxaca, Mexico. Their passions include raising awareness and advocating for the LGBTQIA+ and undocumented communities.

Facilitator/Speaker: Alan Peleaz Lopez
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: ASI

 

Thursday

10 - 11 a.m.
"The Talk"

The panel stemmed from the idea of "The Talk," the conversation about race and anti-Blackness that unfortunately, people in the Black community are compelled to have with their loved ones from an early age. This series is a platform to have a conversation about anti-racism and how each of us can contribute to making change. *Attendees of this program will be entered for an opportunity drawing. Winners will be contacted with the email used to login to the event.

Facilitator/Speaker:Bobbie Porter and Mike Mahi
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Strategic Communications and Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs

 

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mentoring Men of Color

The program explores what it means to be a faculty mentor for men of color and why mentoring is critical for student success.

Facilitator/Speaker: Alexandro Jose Gradilla, PhD., Chicana/o Studies Diego Ceballos, Jose J Macias MSW, and Manuel Mancera Jr.
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty
Coordinating Dept: Faculty Development Center

 

1 - 3:30 p.m.
DSS Ally Training

The mission of the Disability Ally Training program, hosted by the Disability Support Services staff, is to empower faculty and staff in becoming an effective ally to persons with disabilities. Participants will explore disability history, etiquette, social influences and resources in supporting students with disabilities at CSUF. Participants will be provided an opportunity to hear from current students attending CSUF as they share their personal experiences. Participants will be eligible to receive a virtual DSS Ally sticker after the training.

Facilitator/Speaker: DSS Specialist

Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty/Staff
Coordinating Dept: DSS

 

3 - 4 p.m.
APIDA Community Against Systemic Racism

Guests will learn about the Freedom of Expression taken away from the APIDA Community. From this, the workshop will speak on the impacts of police brutality in different communites. It will also touch on the dehumanization of the Black Community in the U.S. *Only CSUF Authenticated Users can join the Zoom Meeting.

Facilitator/Speaker: Association of Chinese Students, Pilipinx American Student Association, and Vietnamese Student Association

Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: AICA

3 - 4 p.m.
The Necessity for Climate Justice

Environmental justice is social justice! This program and disucssion examines the impact and disaparities of climate change and environmental health on minority communities. This program is led by students from Univesity Honors in collaboration with DIRC. *This is an open event, no registration required. Click on link to join.

Facilitator/Speaker: DIRC

Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordination Dept: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers

5 - 7 p.m.
Titan Night Market

Join APARC and ASI in celebrating the 6th annual Titan Night Market. This is an opportunity for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American community to come together to celebrate our heritage in a night full of activities. This event will feature submissions from cultural organizations at CSUF as well as a performance and live Q&A from APA artist mxmtoon! The program will be on ASI’s YouTube Live. Please RSVP with your CSU email to reserve your spot, and you will be emailed the link to attend the day of!*Attendees of this program will be entered for an opportunity drawing. Winners will be contacted with the email used to login to the event. Registration required. Need CSUF Email to attend.

Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Asian Pacific American Resource Center, ASI

 

5 - 6 p.m.
We Slay: A Young Womxn's Leadership Experience: Building Resiliency Workshop

There are many different types of resiliency-personal, relational, academic and professional. In this workshop we learn how resiliency can be demonstrated and identify stories that speak to our own personal journey. As well as understand how to tap into the strength we all have.

Facilitator/Speaker: Leaonna Duran
Event Type: Program
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: WoMen's and Adult Reentry Center

 

Friday

10 - 11:30 a.m.
Gender Identity and Pronoun Use

This training will provide foundation knowledge on gender identity and best practices for utilizing pronouns in the classroom and the workplace.

Facilitator/Speaker: Cecil Chik
Event Type: Training
Open to: Faculty/Staff
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs

2 - 3 p.m.
Leading Difficult Conversation

Part of the Inclusive Leadership Program, this session is open to all students to come learn skills & strategies to engage in difficult conversations with our loved ones, including understanding ourselves, communicating motivations, boundaries, and managing expectations. *This is an open event, no registration required. Click on link to join.

Facilitator/Speaker: Nate Nguyen

Event Type: Training
Open to: Students
Coordinating Dept: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers

2 - 4 p.m.
Racial (in)justice in Creole Studies

This event addresses Racial (in)justice in Creole studies—DeGraff notes: Charity Hudley, Mallinson &s; BUcholtz (2020 in the journal Language) have analyzed institutional whiteness as "a structuring force in academia, informing the development of theories, methods, and models in ways that reproduce racism and white supremacy. With this evidence in mind, I'd like for us to look together at paths toward "success" against white supremacy in linguistics and education, especially in the Global South as in my native Haiti. *This is a flipped lecture style. Please watch Michel DeGraff's Keynote and read the Towards racial justice in linguistics" and Language as technology for power and liberation" before the attending the session.

Open to: Everyone
Contact: Patricia Schneider-Zioga
Coordinating Dept: CSUF Linguistic Colloquium Series

5 p.m.
Social Justice Week and Titans Together Keynote Speaker: W Kamau Bell

Come join us for a conversation with W Kamau Bell! W. Kamau Bell is a stand-up comedian and the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award winning CNN docu-series “United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell”. He is the ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for Racial Justice and serves on the advisory boards of Hollaback and Donors Choose. This night is guaranteed to be insightful, enjoyable and a great way to end Social Justice Week. *Attendees of this program will be entered for an opportunity drawing. Winners will be contacted with the email used to login to the event.

Facilitator/Speaker: W. Kamau Bell
Event Type: Program
Open to: Everyone
Coordinating Dept: Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Programs and ASI

 

 

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