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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

Conference keynote emphasizes community to overcome oppression

Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur spoke as part of the City College's social justice conference
Braydon Griffith, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
As the 6th Annual Social Justice Conference continues, Thursday’s conferences started with keynote speaker, Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur. Shakur is an author, educator and a survivor of the incarceration system, who educates and promotes community to fight the oppressive behaviors in present-day America. 
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Devan Watson at VAMP

City College students’ stories an act of social justice at VAMP

Seven selected to read and perform original works
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 25, 2021
Seven San Diego City College students were chosen from a pool of 50 to perform original written works that were part of Visual Audio Monologue Performance, also known as VAMP.
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Annie Rios

Annie Rios: How to reclaim power and use the law to our advantage

The executive director of Uprise Theater urges underserved communities to use their legal rights
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
Annie Rios, an experienced litigator, activist, and human rights attorney talked about what legal systems could look like if communities reclaimed power and used the law to their advantage.
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Dignity to Dream

Dignity to Dream: 6th Annual Social Justice Conference kicks off with poetry

Willie Perdomo, author and poet, was the first keynote speaker
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 25, 2021
“My history professor has a bad habit of looking at me when discussing slavery,” Willie Perdomo read aloud from one of his poems. “Professor, why do you keep looking at me, when discussing slavery?”
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Carol Lynn Curchoe Burton

Social Justice Conference: A Thin Pink Line

The panel explores historical perspective and controversial topics in modern gynecology
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist March 25, 2021
The fight for women’s reproductive rights is a hot topic, especially in the past few years. Yet, so much information about the topic of fertility is only spoken about behind closed doors.
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5th Annual Social Justice Conference& Education

6th Annual Social Justice and Education Conference opens tomorrow

Two-day virtual event will feature panel discussion and presentations about local community challenges
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz March 23, 2021
San Diego City College will be hosting the sixth Annual Social Justice and Education Conference on March 24-25 on Zoom.
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RADIO: City College to host social justice conference

Two-day event will highlight work of local homeless outreach organization
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist March 17, 2021
San Diego City College will host the 6th Annual Social Justice and Education Conference on March 24-25.
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Group of students dance

Music, dancing and empowering words shared at City College’s Social Justice Conference

The week-long event offered students and faculty the opportunity to express themselves.
Vicky Pineda, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2019

San Diego City College hosted its fifth annual Social Justice Conference this week. The events kicked off on Tuesday evening with the She is Warned event.  Despite the rainy day on Wednesday morning,...

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Sara Jacobs speaks to crowd

Women voices kick off City College’s Social Justice Conference

From sexual harassment to human trafficking, seven strong women tell their stories at She Was Warned: The Legalities of Being event.
Kristin Dixon, Newsletter Editor March 20, 2019
The struggles of being a woman were discussed on Wednesday evening at the fifth annual Social Justice & Education Conference.
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