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Fall 2020 Events Schedule

Due to COVID-19, the OCC campus remains closed until further notice. However, the Multicultural Center remains committed to connecting the OCC community to eachother through excellent programming. Join us for these virtual events:

 

Nov 19

(Thurs)


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The Mirror of Your Culture: where are you from, who you are. 


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM PST

Zoom, Register here. 


In celebration of International Education Week and Indigenous Peoples Month, join the 3 CCCD colleges for a musical performance and lecture by special gueest, Martin Espino.  Espino is of Yaqui (Sonora) & Tepehuano (Durango) indigenous Mexicano heritage and, with his Mexican indigenous instruments, has worked in nearly every field of music. He performs internationally as a Soloist and with his acclaimed gorup, MEXIKA "Music and Dance of Ancient Mexico."          



Nov 2

(Mon)


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Dia de Muertos: Commemorating Life, Death, and Community


Enroll in this Canvas course to join the event

Extended/Ongoing


Join the International Multicultural Committee and the Counseling Latin@s for Equity and Engagement (CLEEO) to celebrate Dia de Muertos.  Find this event on Canvas for a PBS Documentary screening and Virtual Altars.

Nov 2

(Mon)


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OCC Dia de Muertos Virtual Altar


Extended/Ongoing


Dia de Muertos is a Latin American celebration of LIFE - to commemorate the lives of the dearly departed and welcome the return of their spirits. 

Join us in honoring loved ones who have passes by submitting a photo and a memory to the OCC Student Equity Virtual Altar

We'll share images of the final communical altar on November 2nd.

Oct 29

(Thurs)








GWC Dia de Los Muertos Celebration


Zoom

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


An annual event celebrated in Mexico and other countries, "Dia de los Muertos" is a very special time to honor the deceased with private altars an special foods.  Join us at GWC for an exciting VIRTUAL day of cultural learning and festivities.


Oct 29

(Thurs)

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UMOJA INDABA SERIES


Zoom

Click to register for this event

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 


Join us as Bobby McDonald and the Honorable Karen L. Robinson participate in an “INDABA”, a deep discussion rooted in and supported by traditions. Featuring the Honorable Judge Karen L. Robinson, Orange County Superior Court Judge and Robert V. McDonald, President and Executive Director of the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County



Oct 28

(Weds)


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Real to Reel Talks: Featured Speakers, Radio Personality/TV Host/ Philanthropist DJ Ekin and Radio/TV Personaility/DJ/Producer Crisco Kidd


Zoom ID:  835 7291 4262

1:00 PM


An open discussion with top industry executives & influencers from film, music, sports, and more.


DJ Ekin is the official DJ for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Crisco Kidd worked with artists like Pitbull, Jay-Z, Rick Ross and more and has hosted shows on NBC, MTV,BET and more.


Come hear them give you an inside look on job opportunities in the entertainment business. How to get yoru foot in the door. How to leverage your skill set. And much more!


Oct 22

(Thurs)


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Real to Reel Talks: Featured Speaker, Marlon SIngleton, Entertainment Executive


Zoom ID:  835 7291 4262

1:00 PM


An open discussion with top industry executives & influencers from film, music, sports, and more.


Marol Singelton, Entertainment Exectuive has over 20 years experience who has worked with A-List artists.


Come hear him give you an inside look on job opportunities in the entertainment business. HOw to get yoru foot in the door. How to leverage your skill set. And much more!


Oct 19 - 23


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Undocumented Student Action Week (USAW)


Join the 3rd annual Undocumented Student Action Week. During this week of action, OCC and community colleges across the esatge will engage in activites in solidarity with undocumentes students throughout the week. Join Live Webinars featuring topics that include paying for college, building resilience, and accessing financial aid.


For full details, dates and times, visit the Equity Program.



Check back soon for more events!


All events are ADA compliant. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made no later than five business days prior to an event by contacting the Global Engagement Center. Dates, times, and schedule subject to change.


Questions? Cotact the Global Engagement Center: occinternational@cccd.edu or 714-432-5940


Also, learn about the scheduled Black History Month Celebrations on the Golden West College campus.