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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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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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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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Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

Laura Sanchez, Phoenix Webb, and Aldo Ramírez April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her story in MS-462 during the afternoon session of...

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Student Jesimarie Rodriguez recites a written monologue at VAMP on March 26 along with eight other students. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Students stand up in VAMP show

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

Surrounded by street art painted by local artists, nine City College students told powerful stories that changed each of their lives at the SILO in Makers Quarter on March 26. Titled VAMP (Visual/Audio...

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