Center for Culture and Social Justice

This is your safe haven. It’s a place where you can meet with a faculty member or have a club meeting. It’s a place where students who were previously in the foster care system or incarcerated, as well as veterans, can get specialized support. The Center for Culture and Social Justice helps the hungry, homeless and Dreamers, along with many other groups.

Events 

Download the September Calendar of Events

Download the Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar of Events


Latino Male EmpowermentLatino Male Empowerment 

with David A. Romero
A presentation on problems affecting Latinos and tips for success for organizing in the realms of politics, entrepreneurship, the arts, and more. This presentation includes powerful performances of hard-hitting spoken word poetry.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1pm
Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98483921329 

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Honoring Our Stories In the Job SearchHonoring Our Stories In the Job Search

The CCSJ, Career Center and Marketing Department are teaming up with Ryan Zervakos
from LinkedIn, to show YOU how to create the ultimate LinkedIn profile. Learn how to share
your story in a powerful way to intrigue your audience and articulate your value to employers!
Ryan is a Latinx, first generation college graduate, who wants to empower
YOU to get the most from your LinkedIn profile!
The workshop will conclude with an opportunity to get a FREE professional headshot for
your LinkedIn profile from 2pm-3pm at the CCSJ! You don’t want to miss out on this!

September 23 • 1pm-2pm

Workshop via zoom: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/96628112030 

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Matriarchal Brilliance, Eating Disorders Awareness, and Mental HealthMatriarchal Brilliance, Eating Disorders Awareness, and Mental Health

A Conversation with Gloria Lucas

Nalgona Positivity Pride founder, Gloria Lucas, is an eating disorders awareness activist that specializes in intersectional eating disorders education and resources that transform the lives of BIPOC individuals and expand eating disorders treatment models. Growing up in the Inland Empire, Gloria will share her story of struggling with body image and eating disorders to her path into activism, grassroots feminist organizing, and much more.

Sept 29 at 1pm
Zoom Link: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/98041427160#success 

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TECH TALKTECH TALK : The Latinx experience in STEM/Cyber

Featuring San Bernardino County-Health Information Technology Division and Kroll Corporation

Have you ever thought about a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Cyber? This panel of Latina/o/x leaders will inspire you as they share their journeys into STEM/Cyber and how their latinidad has been a center of their success.

October 1 at 12pm

Zoom: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/91208866426 

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CAFECITO Y PLATICA

CAFECITO Y PLATICA

A Conversation with Victoria E. Beckman
Lead, Digital Crimes Unit Americas and Principle Corporate Counsel at Microsoft. Leading the fight against cyber crime, Victoria is the Director of the Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) for the Americas at Microsoft. In this conversation, we will
discuss her Colombian roots, her educational journey, and pathway to becoming one of the top leading Latinas in technology.

Grab your coffee and join us for this rare opportunity, register today!

October 8th at 10:00am
Zoom Link: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkdOuurT8uHN13_kVemvw_Zw8aV34IFnTW 

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage library guide. This guide includes ebooks and resources. 

All the Library Databases, including the eBook Collection, can be accessed by current Chaffey College students, staff, and faculty by entering the MyChaffey Portal login information. Also, join us on Twitter and Instagram!

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Intergalactic TravelsUndocu Student Week of Action and LGBTQ Month presents

Intergalactic Travels: a reading on undocumented migration, disobedience, and the future.

Alan Pelaez Lopez will be reading from their debut poetry collection, Intergalactic
Travels: poems from a fugitive alien, which was a finalist for the International Latino Book Award. The reading will discuss Alan’s undocumented migration to the United States, their dreams for a different world, and the power of disobedience. An intimate q&a session will follow the reading.

October 18th at 3pm
Zoom Link:
https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/94164447853 

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AlientoAliento: Transforming Trauma into Hope + Action

Featuring founder CEO and Founder, Reyna Montoya
Join us in this session to learn how we are transforming Arizona from an epicenter of hate and fear to an epicenter of hope!

October 19th at 3pm
Zoom link: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/94164447853#success 

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THE UNAFRAIDTHE UNAFRAID

THE UNAFRAID is a feature length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college.

October 21 at 10:30am
Zoom Link: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/94164447853 

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Fall Collaborative Events!

Foster Youth EOPS & Independent Scholars
Fall Collaborative Events!

OCTOBER 25 Dia de los Muertos Event • 5-7 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/91502672425

NOVEMBER 18 Friendsgiving • 5-7 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/97986842702

DECEMBER 2 End of Semester Celebration • 12-1:30 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/92391295127

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So you want to talk about SEX?So you want to talk about SEX?

A conversation about PREP with AltaMed and Project Empowerment. The first presentation in a series of conversations surrounding sex positivity through a queer focused lens.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

October 29, 2021 • 12pm-1pm
For more information, please reach out to Abel Berdusco (abel.berdusco@chaffey.edu)
Register at https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckc-yprz0pEtLfhyB151uhvUNXch2v69tQ  

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Advocacy and Social JusticeAdvocacy and Social Justice for LGBTQ2S with Lady Shug

As an indigenous queen of color, the persona of Lady Shug exists to
inspire other young queens, especially queens of color and indigenous queens to unlock the immeasurable greatness within them all, to stand out in the world powerfully and in extraordinary fashion.

Lady Shug has been fighting for equal rights as an activist for her LGBTQIA2S+
indigenous relatives, to create equal rights in rural areas and reservations that
do not normally protect those on indigenous lands.

November 3rd at 3:00pm
Zoom Link: https://chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/99700489064

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Fall Collaborative Events!

Foster Youth EOPS & Independent Scholars
Fall Collaborative Events!

NOVEMBER 18 Friendsgiving • 5-7 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/97986842702

DECEMBER 2 End of Semester Celebration • 12-1:30 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/92391295127

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Fall Collaborative Events!

Foster Youth EOPS & Independent Scholars
Fall Collaborative Events!

DECEMBER 2 End of Semester Celebration • 12-1:30 PM
chaffey-edu.zoom.us/j/92391295127

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Special Populations and Equity Programs

Rancho Cucamonga campus, AD-109
(909) 652-6504
equity.support@chaffey.edu
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Mission

The Center for Culture and Social Justice (CCSJ) is a culturally conscious safe-haven dedicated to cultivating socially responsive leaders. Unwaveringly committed to fostering solidarity and amplifying the student voice, the CCSJ will evolve with the needs of our student population, always seeking to empower, inspire and encircle the Panther community.

Services

In addition to meeting spaces, students have free access to computers and printing at the center. The following student services are also available:
1 to 4 p.m., Mondays - financial aid
8 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays - counseling
8 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays - admission and records