Special Event Lectures
Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to justice Everywhere
Founding director of Crossroads School's Equity and Justice Institute, former senior deputy for public safety and justice in the office of County Board Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, and a longtime community leader talks about social justice.
The Lazarus Syndrome: Looking at Aproaches to Priority Problems
Refugees, homelessness, and efforts to educate incarcerated individuals - particularly those of college age - will be discussed by a panel featuring campus and community leaders.
Manage Your Money: Learn from YouTube Sensation-Beat the Bush
Beat The Bush is a well-known Youtuber that makes financial literacy videos. He engages his audience with candid practical advice while incorporating his unique sense of humor. Beat The Bush was formerly an engineer, but retired on Oct 6, 2017 when he became financially independent. He started making videos on Youtube 4 years ago. Since then, he has uploaded over 800 videos and has amassed over 200,000 subscribers.
And Then They Came For Us - Documentary Film Screening and Discussion
Trauma psychotherapist Satsuka Ina and dierector Abby Ginzberg discuss the Silver Gavel Award-winning documentary that connects the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans with today's activists speaking out against the Muslim travel ban.
Modern Poetic Permutations
Come enjoy live poetry readings by a noteworthy spectrum of writers that includes Ernest Padilla, Mario Padilla, Wil Doucet, Grace Singh Smith, and Cecilia Martinez-Gil, as well as a selection of SMC students. Part of the Literary talks & readings series.
Telling Our Stories
León Krauze, originally from Mexico City, is currently a news anchor at Univision KMEX in Los Angeles. A former sports journalist and international policy analyst, he is also the author of La Mesa: Historias de nuestra gente (The Table: Stories of our peo