Virtual Library Display
The MiraCosta College Library has created captivating Online Displays featuring items from their collections of each of the History and Heritage Months. Make sure to check out the following online displays for books and ebooks, biographies of famous people, and online films and documentaries.
Women Soaring Project: Women Antiracists
Be part of an online art exhibit, Women Antiracists. All are invited to submit their artwork to an interactive art show recognizing past and present women who actively fight against racist in all forms. Visit www.womensoaringproject.com to find a template to download and a place to submit your work.
Tuesday, March 9 @ 4:00-5:30pm
Women’s History Month Kickoff Event: UNLADYLIKE Screening
Join us for a screening of short films celebrating Black women who’ve broken down barriers in both the past and the present. We'll discuss how these women can inspire our own action.
Thursday, March 11 @3-4:30pm
Human Rights 101
Join Dr. Viviana MacManus, Spanish Professor at Occidental College and author of Disruptive Archives, to learn about the role women played in resisting state violence in Argentina's Dirty Wars.
Friday, March 12 @ 1:30-3pm
Art + Wellness Self Care Workshop with the Soultry Sisters
The Junious sisters, Alyssa and Toni, empower women to live creative and healthy lives. They strive to give back to the arts and wellness community in North County. Join us to explore wellness and self care!
Monday, March 15 @ 3:30-4:30pm
Latina Leadership Network: Women's Resource Center Panel
Latina Leadership Network (LLN) will be doing a bingo fundraiser with all proceeds going to the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), a non-profit organization located in Oceanside, CA. Come learn about the resources they provide and about the importance of raising awareness against domestic violence which predominantly affects women. If you’re interested in donating, please check out LLN’s Instagram story (@llndemcc) on 3/15. WRC’s website: https://www.wrcsd.org
Tuesday, March 16 @ 3-4:30pm
Fast Fashion 101
Do you know who makes your clothing? Come learn about alternatives to the racism, misogyny, and pollution with Mica Caine, founder of Mive, a slow fashion company.
Wednesday, March 17 @12-1:30pm
Without a Whisper - Konnón:Kwe
Learn the untold story of the profound influence of Indigenous women on the beginning of the women’s rights movement. Please join us for a film screening and panel discussion to learn more about Native American women activists' roles in the origins of women’s rights in the United States.
Thursday, March 18 @ 2-3pm
Black Feminist Thought
Join MiraCosta Sociology Instructor Shawntae Mitchum to explore how Black feminist thought can be used to raise consciousness and empowerment in the Black community.
Friday, March 19 @ 3-4pm
Hijas unidas: Amplifying the Voices and Experiences of First-Gen Latinx Women
April Altamira spreads wisdom, encouragement, and power about going against cultural & societal norms of a women's expectations within the Latinx community. Come share experiences with other first-generation students and be in community among hijas unidas!
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Culinary Therapy: Meals That Heal, Women’s History Month Edition
Join the owner of Eight16 Culinary Therapy (@eight16culinarytherapy) Mercedes Tiggs, LCSW, as she gives us tips and tricks to make the perfect meal. This month, she will guide us through a Chrissy Teigen recipe!
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Women in STEM: A Panel Discussion
MiraCosta students, come together to discuss experiences as women in STEM classes or majors. Panelists include current and former students, who will share stories and strategies.
Monday, April 19 @ 6:00pm- 7:30pm
Latina Leadership Network: Art Therapy with Berenice Badillo
Affiliated with the UPRISE program at MiraCosta College, Berenice Badillo is a Spanish speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, board certified Art Therapist, community muralist, and multimedia artist. Join us for a time of relaxation and healing through art therapy, led by Berenice.
For more information on these services and programs contact:
Student Services Coordinator
History and Heritage Months are a service of the Department of Student Equity. For general inquiries about all Student Equity programs and services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our main office at 760.757.2121 x6900.