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Reception for artist Carolyn Jean Martin in the Jerry Adams Gallery, Thurs., March 6, from 6 – 8 pm

17 February 2014

You are cordially invited to a reception for artist Carolyn Jean Martin in the Jerry Adams Gallery, rm 112, this Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 8pm.

“Through a combination of personal narratives, cultural criticism and nostalgic hip-hop lyrics charred and damaged by ignited gunpowder, “Incidents and Autobiographies” challenges static narratives and examines the cultural map of race and representation in America.”

For more information, contact Jan Dove at jdove@peralta.edu

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Social Justice Research Presentations by PERSIST Students on Tues., May 14, 12 – 1 PM, Rm 431

7 May 2013

Please join the PERSIST faculty and students on Tuesday, May 14th in room 431 from 12p.m.-1p.m. Students will be presenting their Social Justice Research projects. The Social Justice Research class teaches students how to conduct primary research around a social justice theme of their choice. Join us in showing them support of completing their projects and successfully moving on to their second semester at BCC!

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THE SPIRAL WORD: El Codex Estanfor

5 November 2012


What: Inauguration of the Spiral Word: El Codex de Estanfor, four new murals by Juana Alicia Araiza

Where: El Centro Chicano, Stanford University

514 Lausen Mall, Building 590, Old Union Stanford, Ca 94305-3044

When: November 9th at 12 noon

 

For more info: aambr.newsome@gmail.com, (916) 801-9034

You can also email: juanaalicia@gmail.com or connect on Facebook at

https://www.facebook.com/juanaaliciamuralista

Inauguration of the Spiral Word: El Codex de Estanfor, four new murals by Juana Alicia Araiza

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Emil Mathlouthi in Concert at BCC, Fri., May 11 at 7 PM in the BCC Auditorium

5 May 2012

Emel Mathlouthi is a well known singer from Tunisia and known as “the voice of the Arab Spring”. Berkeley City College presents Emel Mathlouthi in Concert, 7 p.m., Fri., May 11, in the BCC Auditorium. See flyer here.

well known singer from Tunisia and known as “the voice of the Arab Spring

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“Next Steps” Workshop on Wed., May 2, 5-6:30 pm in Rm 423, hosted by BCC Service Community & the Transfer/Career Info Center

2 May 2012

The Berkeley City College Service Community (BCCSC) is hosting a “Next Steps” Workshop for students recently admitted to UC BERKELEY.

The workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 2 from 5-6:30 at Berkeley City College, room 423. This is a wonderful opportunity for newly admitted Cal students to talk to current Cal students about the campus, activities, classes, general concerns, and more. The workshop will go over what to expect from the transferring process, how to navigate through the bureaucracy, “Do’s and Don’ts,” and important reminders.

We look forward to seeing your newly admitted Cal students at the workshop!

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Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Thurs., May 10, Noon – 1:15 PM in BCC Atrium, Hosted by BCC Latin American Club

1 May 2012

On Thursday, May 10th, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., the BCC Latin American Club will be sponsoring a celebration for Cinco de Mayo in the Atrium with music, dancing, and food.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration Flier

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The Center for Independent Living Presents “Benefits 101″ at BCC on Tues., April 24th, 12-1 PM, Rm 451A

16 April 2012

Amy Liu of Center for Independent Living will be providing a one-hour presentation on disability and benefits eligibility at Berkeley City College in Room 451A from Noon to 1 PM. Her presentation will cover the following questions:

  • Are you disabled & have benefits questions?
  • Want to work but fear losing your Social Security benefits?
  • Have an overpayment or benefit issue that needs legal help?

The Center for Independent Living in collaboration with Disability Rights California is hosting this seminar to educate and answer the above questions. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center St., downtown Berkeley, CA 94704. The presentation is free and open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.

Further information provided by the Center for Independent Living: Please do not wear scented products to any meeting. If you need accommodations such as Sign Language interpretation, assistive listening devices, printed matter in alternative format, please call (510) 841-4776 or (510) 356-2662 (video phone) or TTY (510) 848-3101. We will try to accommodate all requests, but need at least 3 business day’s notice.

A copy of the Benefits 101 flier is provided here.

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Environmentalist Bill McKibben speaks on “Earth: Life on a Tough New Planet,” 4 p.m., Sat., Apr. 14 at BCC

7 April 2012

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

Author, actor and activist Bill McKibben will speak on “Earth: Life on a Tough New Planet,” at 4 p.m., Sat., Apr. 14 in BCC’s auditorium, 2050 Center St., between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., in Berkeley.

The event is sponsored by BCC’s Global Studies Club and the “Sorrows of War/Struggles for Peace” Project, Funded by the Jerry L. Adams fund of the Berkeley Community Fund. The lecture is free and open to the public.

McKibben is one of America’s most well-known and highly respected environmental activists and an outspoken opponent of the Keystone XL pipeline which, if built, would stretch from Canada’s tar sands through the United States.

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