Women’s History Month

Feb. 1 – April 11

 

Events put on by City College’s Women’s Studies Department celebrate Women’s History Month.

 

For more information and event details, call (415) 452-5825.

For accommodations, call (415) 452-5481 48 hours in advance.

 

Infrared Images of Yosemite

Feb. 15 – March 18

Photography Student Gallery, Visual Arts 160

A series of infrared landscapes shot in Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Valley by photographer Tom Risser is on display in Gallery Obscura.


The reception is on Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 5-7:30 p.m.

 

Support for International Students

Begins Wednesday, Feb. 22 @ 1-2 p.m.

The Student Health Center will be offering a new support group for International Students as well as any students needing assistance in dealing with the President’s travel ban.

Students can enroll at the Health Center, Room 155 or call (415)239-3110.

 

Islamophobia in 2017: What Can We Do?

Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 11-12:30 p.m.

Lower Level Student Union, Ocean Campus

“Islamophobia in 2017: What Can We Do?” is an educational opportunity relevant to current events as well as City College students and our communities. The event with Amer Ahmed, Ed.D., aims to help participants dispel myths, correct misinformation, take action and connect current struggles with historical struggles for justice and equity.

 

Tenth Annual Laugh for Lives Comedy Show

Friday, Feb. 24, 8-10 p.m.  

Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

 

The tenth annual Laugh for Lives Comedy Show, presented by Douglas Ho, will take place from at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

 

Featuring MC Jinare, as well as stand up performances by Amir K, Irene Tu, KT Tatara, and Atsuko Okatsuko, the fundraiser aims to find matching donors for Asians, South Asians, Asian Pacific Islanders, as well as African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans with Leukemia or other blood cancers.

 

All proceeds go to the Asian American Donor Program (AADP), a nonprofit organization, working to increase the availability of potential stem cell donors for patients with life threatening diseases curable with a stem cell transplant.

 

Tickets for the Laugh for Lives Comedy Show are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets for the comedy show and after party MC Jinare are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Purchase your tickets at www.aadp.org/LFL17. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

 

STREET LIFE: SF by Day, SF by Night

Feb. 24 – April 14

Bungalow 615


“STREET LIFE: SF by Day, SF by Night” is a juried photo exhibit showcasing the work of some 14  journalism and photography students.

 

The reception is Friday, Feb. 24, 5-9 p.m.

Food and refreshments will be served.

 

For gallery hours, call 415-239-3446.

 

Immigrant Youth in the Silicon Valley

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m. (Rm.TBD)

One of California’s most passionate advocates for undocumented youth, UCLA Labor Studies Prof. Kent Wong, will speak about the work of the UCLA Dream Resource Center with focus on the publication “Immigrant Youth in the Silicon Valley”(V.I.D.A).

V.I.D.A highlights the economic disparities immigrants face in California including the immense barriers to access education

 

Accreditation Celebration at City College

Friday, March 3, 3:30-6 p.m.

Ocean Campus Cafeteria

 

City College is ready to celebrate their accreditation reaffirmation with a campus wide event. All students are invited.
More announcements related to a citywide celebration will be released later this spring.