BCC News

Tobacco-less Clubs Art Contest & Reception Tues., 12/6 @ 12:15 pm, Atrium

1 December 2016

The Peralta Colleges Tobacco-less Clubs formally invites you and our Peralta Colleges art students to participate in our annual Fresh Air Art Contest and Reception on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 12:15-1:15pm in the BCC Atrium (Basement level).  Please join us for cash prizes, food, refreshments, and tobacco prevention.


Art entries will be received up until Dec. 2, 2016!


Art Contest Entry Form:


Below are more links with further information and resources:
Here is a visual presentation for creational inspiration. Also we currently have clubs active at Merritt and BCC and would be glad to give a class presentation, as well as answer any questions.







Tobacco-less Club Interview with Chancellor & Community Updates:



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Rethink Justice: Review, Rethink, Act – Dec. 6 & 7, @ 12:15 – 1:15 pm, Rm 315

1 December 2016

Rethink Justice – Review, Rethink, Act

December 6 and 7, from 12:15 – 1:15 PM in Room 315
Rethink Justice Event

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BCC Students for Socialism Club: Update From Standing Rock on 12/6 @ 12:15 pm, Rm 226

1 December 2016

Students from the Bay went to Standing Rock to participate in the historic protests over Thanksgiving – including a Laney student. She will be sharing her experiences from the protests.


Join Students for Socialism to hear a first-hand account of Standing Rock on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 12:15 PM in Room 226.


Don’t miss Students for Socialism’s end-of-year potluck on Wednesday, December 7th at 12:15 PM in Room 53.


For more information, contact Joan Berezin at jberezin@peralta.edu, Global Studies instructor and club advisor.


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Keep Calm and Study On – Relax at the Library during Finals

30 November 2016

Keep Calm and Study On



Keep Calm and Study On

Relax at the Library during Finals  |  Free Printing and Research Help


December 7 – 14: Coloring, Puzzles, Coffee, Snacks and Games!

December 8 and 13: Massages from 10 am – 2 pm — Sign Up Early in the Library for your 15 minute Session

December 13: Therapy Animals from 12:15 – 1:15 pm


Sponsored by the ASBCC



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Financial Aid for Foster Youth Workshop Mon. 12/5 @ 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Rm 451 B

30 November 2016

It’s more than the FAFSA. You may be eligible for additional support. Come to the Foster Youth Workshop on Monday, December 5, 2016, from 12:00 – 1:30 PM, in Room 451 B on the 4th floor of Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley.


Foster Youth WorkshopTopics include:

  • Academic and Career Planning
  • Enrollment Process
  • Financial Aid
  • EOPS
  • DSPS
  • Community Health Services
  • Housing Assistance
  • Light Refreshments and Drinks Provided

For more info, contact Jennifer Ajinga, 510-981-2831, jajinga@peralta.edu

Hosted by the BCC Financial Aid Office




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“Baby it’s Cold outside” – Please donate your warm apparel | Help Make Blankets on 12/5 & 12/8

29 November 2016

‘Tis the Season of Giving – Please consider clearing out any winter apparel you have at home that you may no longer be using and donate them to those in need in our local community.


We will take donations until December 15th. All items can be dropped off at the Ambassador desk on the first floor: warm coats, gloves, scarfs, blankets, socks, undergarments, knits, sweaters, warm hats. The items will be distributed to LOCAL places (once the semester closes).



Blanket Making – Let’s help folks stay warm this season:

December 5th & 8th, during College Hour in the Atrium

Learn the skill of making tie-blankets. Discuss other ways we can help the community.

Blanket making


Questions about the above —

Contact Tiffany Taylor

Interim Directory of Student Activities & Campus Life

Email: tataylor@peralta.edu



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Forum on Immigrant Rights, Tues. 11/22 @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Longfellow Middle School

19 November 2016

  1. IImmigration attorney Mark Silverman speaks about the constitutional rights of the immigrant community.


When: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Where: Longfellow Middle School, 1500 Derby Street, Berkeley, CA 94703


Free 15 minute consultations with an immigration lawyer will be provided by the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant and the East Bay Community Law Center.

Services will be provided in Spanish, Mam, French, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Pangasinan, and Portuguese.

This event is open to the public. No registration is required. Refreshments and childcare provided.


View the forum flyers below:

Immigrantion Forum flyer in english

Immigration Forum flyer in spanish


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Happy Thanksgiving! BCC Closed Nov. 24 – 27

19 November 2016

BCC wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday! BCC will be closed from Thurs., Nov. 24, through Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, for Thanksgiving Break.

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