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Hispanic & Latinx Heritage: Guide

Celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage

Loteria: A Novel
¡Manteca! An Anthology of Afro-Latin@ Poets
The Education of Margot Sanchez
La Nueva California: Latinos From Pioneers to Post-Millennials
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
The House of Broken Angels
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir
Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother
Looking Out, Looking In: Anthology of Latino Poetry
Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions
My Beloved World
The Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes
Latina Legacies : Identity, Biography, and Community
Dolores Huerta Stands Strong
Buenas Noches, American Culture
Roberto Clemente: The Great One
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America
Stunned into Being: Essays on the Poetry of Lorna Dee Cervantes
Paradise Lost or Gained
Curious Unions: Mexican American Workers and Resistance in Oxnard, California, 1898-1961
Mestizos Come Home!
Latina Lesbian Writers and Artists
Recovering the U. S. Hispanic Literary Heritage, Vol. IX
The Latino/A American Dream
Latino Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic
The Translational Turn
Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Hardcover
Understanding Latino History: Excavating the Past, Examining the Present
Axis Mundo
Tradition and Transformation: Chicana/o Art from the 1970s through the 1990s
Norton Anthology of Latino Literature

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FALL 2021

For the most current event, visit the Center for Culture and Social Justice. For past recordings of the events, visit Chaffey College Facebook Past Live Videos.


Wednesday, September 15th • 2:30-4:00pm

Que se escuche la Cumbia from the classroom to the dance floor.

A historical presentation led by Cumbiatón’s co-founder Normz La Oaxaqueña, which revisits the origins of Cumbia and its many musical variations across Latin America, the US, and beyond. Deejay set to follow by Cumbiatón’s DJ Funky Caramelo to place your cumbia dance steps to practice!

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Latino Male EmpowermentLatino Male Empowerment

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 1pm

A presentation on problems affecting Latinos and tips for success for organizing in the realms of politics, entrepreneurship, the arts, and more. This presentation includes powerful performances of hard-hitting spoken word poetry.

with David A. Romero

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Matriarchal BrillianceMatriarchal Brilliance, Eating Disorders Awareness, and Mental Health

Wednesday, Sept 29 at 1pm

A Conversation with Gloria Lucas

Nalgona Positivity Pride founder, Gloria Lucas, is an eating disorders awareness activist that specializes in intersectional eating disorders education and resources that transform the lives of BIPOC individuals and expand eating disorders treatment models. Growing up in the Inland Empire, Gloria will share her story of struggling with body image and eating disorders to her path into activism, grassroots feminist organizing, and much more.

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Tech TalkTECH TALK : The Latinx experience in STEM/Cyber

Friday, October 1 at 12pm

Featuring San Bernardino County-Health Information Technology Division and Kroll Corporation

Have you ever thought about a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Cyber? This panel of Latina/o/x leaders will inspire you as they share their journeys into STEM/Cyber and how their latinidad has been a center of their success.

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Cafecito y PlaticaCAFECITO Y PLATICA

Friday, October 8th at 10:00am

A Conversation with Victoria E. Beckman
Lead, Digital Crimes Unit Americas and Principle Corporate Counsel at Microsoft. Leading the fight against cyber crime, Victoria is the Director of the Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) for the Americas at Microsoft. In this conversation, we will
discuss her Colombian roots, her educational journey, and pathway to becoming one of the top leading Latinas in technology.

Grab your coffee and join us for this rare opportunity, register today!

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Intergalactic TravelsIntergalactic Travels: a reading on undocumented migration, disobedience, and the future.

Monday, October 18th at 3pm

Undocu Student Week of Action and LGBTQ Month presentsAlan Pelaez Lopez will be reading from their debut poetry collection, Intergalactic
Travels: poems from a fugitive alien, which was a finalist for the International Latino Book Award. The reading will discuss Alan’s undocumented migration to the United States, their dreams for a different world, and the power of disobedience. An intimate q&a session will follow the reading.

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AlientoAliento: Transforming Trauma into Hope + Action

Tuesday, October 19th at 3pm

Featuring founder CEO and Founder, Reyna Montoya

Join us in this session to learn how we are transforming Arizona from an epicenter of hate and fear to an epicenter of hope!

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Thursday, October 21 at 10:30am


THE UNAFRAID is a feature length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college.

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Ellen Ochoa quote
Sonia Sotomayor quote
Joan Baez quote
Edward James Olmos quote
Gloria Estefan quote
Julia Alvarez quote
Dolores Huerta quote
Carlos Santa quote
Sandra Cisneros quote
Jaime Escalante quote

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