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Fall 2021 Events Schedule

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with OCC

Co-sponsored by OCC's Student Equity Program, Global Engagement Center, Multicultural Center, & CLEEO.  Join for this month long series of events celebrating our Hispanic/Latinx community.  Keep scrolling to see details for each event below.


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Cuéntame: Origin Stories

Tuesday, September 28 - 2PM

Zoom: Register here


​Latin American Dance: Live in-person performance and lesson!

Thursday, September 30 - 1PM

OCC Main Quad

​CLEEO Summit: Critical Consciousness & the Epistemology of Paulo Freire with Dr. Eduardo Arismendi-Pardi

Thursday, September 30 @ 3PM

Zoom: Register here


Rachelle Cruz interviews author Bill Campbell

Tuesday, October 5th @ 7PM

Watch the recording Anytime


Bill Campbell is the author of The Day the Klan Came to Town, a graphic novel based on historical events: The Klu Klux Klan attack on the Jewish, Catholic, Black, and souther and easter European immigrant communitie sof Carnegie, Pennsylvania, in 1923, and how they rose up to send the Klan packing. *Check with you professors for extra credit!

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CLEEO Summit: Equity & Deeper Learning in Community Colleges with Dr. Pedro Noguera 

Wednesday, October 20th @ 3PM

Zoom: please RSVP by email to Eric Cuellar - ecuellar@occ.cccd.edu

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Activities Available Anytime


OCC Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month Padlet: What does being Hispanic and/or Latinx mean to you? 

Share your thoughts and feelings about identifying as Hispanic or Latinx on our ongoing community board. You posts can be anonymously or not.


Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum

Explore a library of music, art, and digital content.


MoLAA I AM: Afro Latinx Narratives 

Artworks and artistic perspective to celebrate African heritage and its influence in Latin American countries.


Chicanx Movement

Past, Present, and Future as outlined by the NPR's Code Switch podcast

Celebrate LGBTQIA+ History Month with OCC

Co-sponsored by OCC's Student Equity Program, Global Engagement Center, & Multicultural Center.  Join for this month long series of events celebrating the History of the LGBTQIA+ community.  Keep scrolling to see details for each event below.


Click the image below to see the full flyers or continue scrolling to see details for each event.

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Viewing & Discussion: Exploring Undocumented + Queer Identities in Media

Wednesday, October 20 - 3PM

Zoom Registration: https://bit.ly/undocuqueerfall2021


In collaberation with Undocumented Student Week of Action.. Explore the intersections of Undocumented and Queer Identities in Media with a viewing of YouTube series“Undocutales” by Armando Ibañez and clips from Filipino American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and join a discussion.

​LGBTQIA+ Mental Health & Self-Care

Thursdady, October 21 - 4PM

Zoom Registration: https://bit.ly/selfcarefall2021


This workshop is for LGBTQIA+ students and allies who are interested in learning about mental health resources and self-care strategies from a Mental Health Counselor and Student Equity Peer Mentors! 

​Green Dot Bystander Training

Thursday, October 28 - 1:00PM

Zoom Registration: https://tinyurl.com/RSVPVirtualGreenDot


October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month! In this two-hour training, participants will learn how to recognize warning signs, actively intervene using reactive and proactive green dots, and learn how to make a difference at Coast Community College District. 

Student SafeZone LGBTQIA+ Ally Training

Friday, October 29 - 9AM to 12PM


Hosted by Student Equity, this comprehensive training for students will teach you how to be an ally for the LGBTQIA+ community. Students who complete this training will receive a SafeZone Ally certificate and sticker. Spots are limited and on a first-come first-served basis. 

​Asynchronous Activities


LGBTQIA+ History Month Celebration on Instagram!

Follow @occstudentequity for weekly educational posts about the LGBTQIA+ community, history, and movement! 

Web Resources

OCC’s Educational Resources for LGBTQIA+ History | https://bit.ly/OCClgbtqia
OCC’s LGBTQIA+ Student Resources Page | https://bit.ly/lgbtqiaRec
OCC’s SafeZone Ally Directory | https://bit.ly/OCCally
GLSEN’s LGBTQ History Resources | https://bit.ly/GLSENinfo

Video Resources

The Stonewall You Know Is a Myth. And That’s O.K. | NYT Celebrating Pride  https://bit.ly/NYTPride
Billy Porter Gives A Brief History of Queer Political Action | them. 
Stonewall Forever - A Documentary about the Past, Present and Future of Pride https://bit.ly/stonewall4ever
What Is Intersectionality? | Queer 101 | The Advocate 


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