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Social Justice Week

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Events held at Sierra College

IdentiTrees/Intersectionality Discussion

Wednesday, Oct 25, 9:30-10:50am Rocklin Campus, in M4
Join us for an opportunity to explore our multiple identities and lived experiences! Through the IdentiTree activity, folks will examine different aspects of their own and others’ identities, and discuss the concept of intersectionality and why it is relevant to social justice work. With Mo Merritt, Student Engagement Centers

Discussing LGBTQIA+ Identities Panel

Wednesday, Oct 25, 11-12:20pm, Rocklin campus, M4
Join the Rainbow Alliance and LGBTQIA+ students on campus for a panel discussing various LGBTQIA+ identities and what identity means and how it impacts our daily lives.
This is a panel discussion and questions.

Clean Water is Life… Can We Get Some?

Wednesday, October 25, 2pm-3:30pm in the Cross Cultural Center Lounge (K-1A)
Join the Student Engagement Centers for an interactive workshop focusing on communities without access to clean drinking water. Discuss how environmental justice plays a role, and what we can do to help support these communities in need.


Wednesday, October 25th 3:30-5pm, K1
Student club, Project Unity is showing the film Skin, about a black South African girl who was born to white parents during the apartheid. After screening we will be having a discussion.

Take Back the Night: Hosted by Feminist Action Club

Wednesday, October 25, 5pm-9pm in the Cross Cultural Center (K-1)
Take Back the Night seeks to bring awareness to and encourage advocacy around sexual assault and gendered violence. Find resources, speak to a counselor, and decompress with quiet space and art within the Cross Cultural Center during this event.

Dia de los Muertos

Thursday, October 26th 12-1pm, K1
Come celebrate el Dia de los Muertos with us in the Cross Cultural Center (K1 next to the bookstore)! For our next session of SECare Thursdays, we will be practicing self-care with the Mexican culture. You will learn what the day represents, its history, and importance, as well as enjoy fun self-expressive activities. Some of these include; papel picado (paper cutting), sugar skull decorating, coloring pages, and eating Pan de Muerto (sweet bread)!
An altar will also be set where anyone can place objects that they would like, to honor those who have passed. Just make sure that it is nothing too valuable.

Know Your Rights

Thursday, October 26th 2:30-3:15pm in Weaver 108
Join Rosa Barrientos and the DREAM Club for a Know Your Rights discussion on education, immigration, and access.

Zine workshop

Thursday, October 26th 3:30-5pm, location Weaver 110
Sierra College Feminist Action Club presents a zine workshop. Learn about the history of zine making and why it's an important activist tool. Plus get a chance to design your own zine!

Social Justice Spoken Words

Friday, October 27th 10:00-1:00, T2
Come be a part of the audience or participate in the open-mic! Student-scholars perform published texts and original poetry that articulate social justice issues and help communities imagine social change. To participate in the open-mic, write a poem on the theme of social justice and sign up at the start of the event. Contact: Jen Vernon jvernon@sierracollege.edu

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