Cristina Henríquez to read on Thursday 26 March 2015

Cristina Henríquez, the author of the acclaimed new novel, The Book of Unknown Americans, will be at West Valley College. When: Thursday, March 26 Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm Location: WVC Campus Center, Lower Lounge Free and open to everyone. Check out Henríquez’s webpage. WVC English Department faculty member, Paulette Boudreaux, a novelist herself, will interview Henríquez. The […]

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Screening of César Chávez: History is Made One Step at a Time on 25 March 2015

César Chávez’s birthday, on Tuesday 31 March, is a state holiday in California, Colorado and Texas that aims to promote community service. It is not a federal holiday, but President Barack Obama proclaimed the date as “César Chávez Day” and urged Americans to “observe this day with appropriate service, community, and educational programs to honor César Chávez’s […]

Screening of Project Censored on 10 March

The WVC Library, with sponsorship from the Global Citizenship Committee, will be screening the documentary Project Censored the Movie: Ending the Reign of Junk Food News followed by a discussion with the directors. Determined to break the grip of “junk food news” on the American public, two California fathers uncover the corporate media’s true agenda […]

Undocumented Students

Education is a Human Right Let’s Talk About Undocumented Students in the CA Community College A conversation starter compiled by Dulce María Gray on behalf of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee for an exhibition at the WVC Global Citizenship Center (Most photos by DMG and enhanced with Waterlogue application.) Over 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high schools […]

Courageous Conversations about Race

The WVC Student Success Team, the WVC Office of Student Equity and Success, and the WVC Global Citizenship Committee are sponsoring a series of meetings to foster campus wide reading and conversations based on Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis Linton’s book, Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools. Student Equity funding […]