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Hiring signs posted around City College campus advertising the new starting pay for hourly employees. Chancellor Greg Smith hopes increasing the minimum wage at the district will draw more high quality candidates to SDCCD. Photo by Bailey Kohnen/City Times Media

SDCCD raises minimum wage with eye toward social justice, staying competitive

Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist February 6, 2024
Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31.
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City College Mental Health Counselors interact with students in a group discussion about student health, community and interconnectedness in MS-140, Tuesday, March 14.

City College kicks off Social Justice Conference

The eighth annual Social Justice and Education Conference begins today
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist March 14, 2023
Officially themed “Envisioning Change: Building a Future,” the conference includes Black and Latinx speakers from the fields of African American Studies, Chicano Studies, and social justice activism, as well as a fitness event located in the C building.
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5th Annual Social Justice Conference& Education

VIDEO: City College’s social justice conference kicks off this week

The event aims to inspire collaborations that influence change
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
San Diego City College’s 7th annual Social Justice and Education conference officially begins tomorrow with opening remarks from City president Ricky Shabazz, City counselor and UMOJA program coordinator Erin Charlens and Kumeyaay tribal councilman and educator Stan Rodriguez.
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Ricky Shabazz

Fall convocation brings change to campus

Words of hope, resilience and resources come from the leaders of San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz August 24, 2021
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz highlighted successes and challenges from the past academic year and laid out a plan for the future at the fall 2021 San Diego City College Convocation.
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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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City College police car on campus

College Police Review Task Force created in midst of social justice issues in America

The District Governance Council and the chancellor will review recommendations in December 2020
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 23, 2020
San Diego Community College District has formed a review task force to evaluate policing in its District. This would include curriculum from the police academy at Miramar College.
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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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Panel at #BelieveWomen event

City College event encourages women to speak up

Experienced panelists brought up the silenced voices of sexually assaulted women
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer March 22, 2019

San Diego City College hosted #BelieveWomen, an event part of the fifth-annual Social Justice and Education Conference. The one-day event was hosted by honors students on Wednesday in MS-162.  The...

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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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San Diego City College President Anthony Beebe greets teachers and staff at an Aug. 4 mixer. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Beebe on a mission to promote social justice

Phoenix Webb October 14, 2014

San Diego City College's new president, Anthony Beebe, is pursuing a new mission for the campus.“City College needs to develop new, modern definitions and approaches to civil, nonviolent, respectful,...

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