El Camino College Celebrates Social Justice Center’s One-Year Anniversary

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The Social Justice Center (SJC) at El Camino College commemorates its inaugural anniversary with a series of advocacy-themed events on Thursday, September 28, from noon to 6 p.m.

Social Justice and Advocacy Fair

Attendees at the fair, held at the Student Services Plaza from noon to 2 p.m., will have the opportunity to:

  • Savor Guatemalan delicacies from the El Fogón food truck
  • Engage in rejuvenating yoga and dance classes
  • Interact with therapeutic canines
  • Explore resources provided by various organizations

Campus Engagement

Student clubs and organizations dedicated to social justice and equity will showcase their initiatives, providing attendees with opportunities for involvement, volunteering, and issue exploration.

Center Lounge Events

Within the center’s lounge, attendees can participate in:

  • A drum circle led by renowned musician Delton Davis, founder of Kids Drumming (noon to 1 p.m.)
  • A panel discussion featuring newly appointed faculty members Dr. Takahito Tanaka, Dr. Amina Humphrey, and Dr. Martin Leyva, recognized as “social justice warriors” (2:30 to 3:30 p.m.)
  • A screening of “John Lewis: Good Trouble,” a documentary honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights icon (4 to 6 p.m.)

Annual Event Tradition

The SJC Coordinator, Monica Delgado, affirms the center’s commitment to hosting this event annually. “We seek to not only commemorate our own existence but also foster a dialogue on social justice within our campus and broader community,” she states.

Additional Information

For further inquiries, students are encouraged to visit the SJC’s webpage on El Camino College’s official website.


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