Social Justice Spring

February 13, 2020

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Folsom Lake College's Diversity & Equity Committee is proud to present "Social Justice Spring." This lineup of activities celebrating diversity, equity, and equality includes performing arts events, thoughtful discussions, and student panels. Please join us for any of the remaining events:

Black Hxstory Month: Chalk It Up
Wednesday, February 19, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, FLC, in front of the Falcon's Roost
Monday, February 24, 2:30 to 3:30 pm, FLC, in front of the Falcon's Roost
Honor Black Leaders in Hxstory by writing inspiring quotes and drawing with chalk in the Quad (in front of the Falcon’s Roost). Hosted by the Equity Center.

FLC Department of Music presents A Celebration of African & African-American Music
Saturday, February 22, 7:30pm, FLC, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 2/City Studio Theater
Join Afro-Caribbean Funk, the FLC Commercial Music Ensemble, and the FLC Jazz Choir as they pay tribute to Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Ray Charles, Fela Kuti, and other musical greats in honor of Black History Month. Tickets are $5-$25.

Equity in the Classroom: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 's “Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Wednesday, February 19, 3:30 to 5:00 pm, Equity Center (Aspen Hall FL1-110)
Join Professors Nicole Griffin and Krisi Brown to read and discuss Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” a foundational document in the civil rights movement, where Dr. King discusses his ideas of nonviolent civil disobedience to promote social justice and bring about social change.

The Actors’ Gang: The New Colossus
Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 pm, FLC, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 1
Wednesday, March 4, 7:30 pm, FLC, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 1
Play about the perils and joys of immigrating to the US; tells the story of 12 refugees. Performed in 12 languages and interspersed with live music, poetry and dance. Tickets are $12-$62.

Equity Lounge
Monday, March 9, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, FLC, Equity Center (Aspen Hall FL1-110)
Monday, April 13, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, FLC, Equity Center (Aspen Hall FL1-110)
Come join the FLC Equity Center team to discuss a variety of diverse topics that relate to social justice. Light refreshments will be provided.

Guess Who’s Gay
Wednesday, March 25, 4:00 to 6:30 pm, FLC, Community Room (Aspen Hall FL1-20)
Join us in helping break down stereotypes and learn about the diverse LGBTQ+ community in an open environment. A panel of students, faculty, staff, and community members answer open-ended questions posed by audience members by sharing invaluable insights and their lived experiences. Hosted by the FLC Rainbow Alliance Club.

Montreal's Porte Parole: Seeds
Thursday, March 26, 7:30 pm, FLC, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 1
Documentary theater show that explores the clash between the biotech industry and small farmers and seeks to answer the question of “who owns life?” Tickets are $12-$52.

100 Year Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
Monday, March 30, 11:30 am to 4:00 pm, FLC, Peregrine Room (Falcon's Roost FR-240)
Join us as FLC honors the 100 year anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement that won the right for women to vote. Screen the film The Iron-Jawed Angels and learn about the courageous women who started the movement, who they were, what they did, and how they did it. On this election year, we aim to raise awareness on why it is important for all individuals, especially women, to exercise their democratic rights and vote. Student leaders will hold a symbolic march around campus dressed as suffragists, much like the suffragists held did one century ago. Light snacks will be provided.

MOSAIC College Hour Performance for Earth Week
Wednesday, April 22, 12:30 to 12:55 pm, FLC, in front of the Falcon's Roost
Performance of a variety of dances at lunchtime; featuring diverse dancers and diverse dance styles!

Earth Day: Climate and Capital
Wednesday, April 22, 12:30 to 2:30 pm, FLC, Peregrine Room (Falcon's Roost FR-240)
The event will feature a screening of the film, This Changes Everything, and a discussion on climate racism and how capital accumulation exacerbates climate change. Refreshments will be provided.

EDC Earth Day on the Greens
Thursday, April 23, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, EDC, The Green
Celebration of Earth Day featuring music, games, food, vendors, and a blood drive.

FLC OutLoud
Thursday, April 23, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, FLC, Peregrine Room (Falcon's Roost FR-240)
Join us for an ASFLC event to highlight social justice and activism in our society! Celebrate with food, music, art, performances and more! If interested in performing or displaying art, please email: flc-asoss@flc.losrios.edu.

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