Many of the students who participated had the issue on their minds. Students were asked: Are you following the news on the latest events in the Middle East? How and where are you getting your news from? Has the conflict personally affected you?
The Maya Culture was on full display both on the Mission and Ocean Campus in September. At the Ocean campus a lively reception was held for the Helen Moran collection of Maya Women Life, Art, Hope. A contemporary art exhibit celebrating Maya artists. The Maya Cultural Festival took place at the Mission campus celebrating the culture of the Maya population in the Bay Area with traditional clothing, food, art therapy classes, lectures on public benefits, housing, jobs, interpreters, health, courts and Maya identity.
NOISE is a treasure trove of vinyl records. Within this tiny storefront on Balboa in the Outer Richmond lives a world of music. What makes NOISE stand out is that it’s representative of all genres of music from classic rock to hip-hop and rap to a whole lot of jazz. NOISE is also an art gallery and music venue representing past, present and future San Francisco.
We asked City College Students: How has the extreme weather (rain storms, high winds, tree’s falling, power outages, flooding, mudslides, potholes, challenging commutes, property damage, etc.) impacted your life in any way over the last couple months?
Young adults with disabilities are pushed to live independently though many never leave their parents’ homes.
The “Amplifying Sanctuary Voices” exhibit takes a humanitarian and empathetic look at the sanctuary movement as it questions United States immigration policies. It also gives power to individual migration stories and brings to the forefront climate change as one of the growing factors for fueling global migration.
“Amplified Sanctuary Voices” is the newest exhibit at City College Rosenberg Library. English Professor Steven Mayers is calling on the City College Community to view this all important multi- media exhibit and to participate in solution-focused conversations on migration and climate change.
Judy Goodman, longtime Accessible Theater Arts teacher in City College’s Disabled Students Programs and Services department (DSPS), directs an adaptive version of Lin Manuel Miranda’s hip hop musical “In the Heights” for two performances on December 16. Goodman sparks creativity, self-confidence and self-expression in her students.
Lots of unanswered questions exist around both the date of return of the mural back to City College and storage logistics while waiting for the much anticipated Diego Rivera Theater to be built.
A new pop-up museum, “Museum of the Cliff,” at the old Cliff House gift shop is open until April 2022.
Juan Gonzales, Chair of the Journalism Department, was part of a team of panelists on opening day on Feb. 12. The exhibit runs from Feb. 12 to May 22 at the Main San Francisco Public Library, in the Jewett Gallery on the Lower Level.
City College faced even more challenges than most daycares and preschools. Even when other preschools or daycares were given the green light to re-open, CDEV Lab Schools faced many hurdles to re-opening due to being state funded and located on a college campus which had not yet re-opened. The doors are now open and the staff is eager to welcome students and their kids back to in person CDEV lab schools.